Skip to comments.New Benghazi Witnesses
Posted on 02/27/2014 2:31:42 PM PST by Kaslin
WASHINGTON -- National Security Advisor Susan Rice appeared on NBC's "Meet the Press" Sunday and said that when she had appeared on several news outlets back in September 2012 to state that the attack on an American diplomatic installation in Benghazi was a "spontaneous reaction" to an American-made film that appeared on YouTube she had used "the best information we [the White House] had at the time." Senator John McCain responded to her statement Sunday that it left him "almost speechless."
The Arizona Republican said on CBS's "Face the Nation" that "I'm almost speechless, because it's patently obvious, first of all, that Susan Rice had no reason to be on the program. She had no involvement in it [Benghazi]." At the time she was U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. "Second of all, she read talking points that we are now beginning to believe came from the White House, which were absolutely false," continued Senator McCain. "We now know that the CIA station chief on the ground sent a message immediately saying, 'Not-slash-not spontaneous demonstrations,' and of course the information was totally misleading, totally false."
Well, apparently the White House -- bolstered by a December 2013 investigative piece by the New York Times -- is still at it, energetically deceiving the American people about the origins of the attack in Benghazi and its very nature. Actually, the attack was undertaken by al-Qaida-related terrorists. It was a very professional job. A former SEAL called in to assess the terrorists' mortar attacks -- in which two retired SEALs were killed along with two other Americans, one of whom was our ambassador -- has verified the attackers' professionalism. Moreover, Gregory Hicks, the deputy chief of mission in Libya, informed the press shortly after the attack that he and everyone else in the Libyan mission believed it was a terrorist attack "from the get-go."
So there should be no doubt about the character of the assault on Benghazi. It was professional, and the Jan. 15, 2014 report of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence asserts that for months, intelligence reports were coming in indicating that security in the area should have been beefed up. The Obama administration did the opposite. One has to wonder why? Why has not the administration been charged with negligence?
Jed Babbin and I recently conducted our own investigation of Benghazi. We found still more discrepancies in the record. Senator McCain and his colleagues will find our report on our website, Spectator.org.
The night of the Benghazi attack a security team based in Tripoli consisting of seven men -- at least two of them Delta Force operators -- was ordered to Benghazi. After delays they arrived between 4:30 and 5: 15 in the morning. A former SEAL with knowledge of the situation told us that the security team inflicted a large number of casualties on the attackers. It was during this attack that mortar fire took the lives of two every brave men, former SEALs Glenn Doherty and Tyrone Woods, who were on the annex roof defending it. One of the Delta Force operators, Master Sgt. David Halbruner, received the Distinguished Service Cross for heroism in the fight. Another, rumored to be a Marine, may have received the Navy Cross. Both honors are second only to the Medal of Honor.
There is more. One of the survivors of the attack was apparently injured so seriously that he was still receiving medical assistance at the National Military Medical Center near Washington as late as December 2013. Possibly he is still there. This wounded warrior, and the others who fought so bravely that night, have yet to testify before Congress. Before Susan Rice pops off again, we should hear from them. Right, Senator McCain?
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"I dont know nuthin bout birthin no terrorists."
That’s gonna leave a mark.
With delight, admiration, and envy of Susan Rice and her boss, no doubt.
Someone I know said:
"How can you pick on the Picaninny"
Because we have a bunch of ineffectual criminal politicians in both Houses?
Just a guess......
Ok, this is the first I have heard about a 7 member security team going to Benghazi that night.
What else do we not know about?
Several months ago, US military forces in LIBYA “lost” armored vehicles, weapons and night vision equipment. And I don’t mean “lost” like the enemy blew them up. I mean “lost” like oops we misplaced them. There has been no court martial for the Commander of this unit. Why not? Because the equipment wasn’t “lost”. It was probably traded for antiaircraft missiles.
Pretty much everything . Of the 30+ Americans on the ground in Benghazi only a few have testified in classified hearings and we have no idea what was said thanks to the gutless Boehner and McConnell.
Oh, Who actually did it was know among some on Twitter right after it happened.
It was know in great detail what happened in Benghazi within weeks of the attack.
All coverage in the Press, was a total lie and fabrication. From top down, 100% Pure BS!
Benghazi Attack disrupted Major CIA Operation: Attack allegedly directed against CIA Operatives and Contractors (September 25, 2012)
(note, this source was not available for a time recently, it is possible that some things in it have been rewritten)
Breaking: Libyan Official Confirms Benghazi Assault a Pre-Planned Militant Attack Timed for 9-11 (September 13, 2012 - 9:35 am)
The Other 9/11: Libyan Guards Recount What Happened in Benghazi (Oct. 21, 2012)
NOW GET THIS>> From the comments section on the article from Leftist appologist Media Matters reference: (packed with lies supporting the video lie)
“But the attackers, recognized as members of a localmilitant group called Ansar al-Shariah, did tell bystanders that they were attacking the compound because they were angry about the video.They did not mention the Sept. 11 anniversary. Intelligence officialsbelieve that planning for the attack probably began only a few hoursbefore it took place.”
And there was another article I posted on Twitter soon after 9/11/12 from Asia Times that has since been changed. The original article is not where the link was.
Also from the comments section at:
“The Other 9/11: Libyan Guards Recount What Happened in Benghazi” | TIME.com
Don_Bacon (Oct 21, 2012)
“the U.S. consulate in Benghazi”
There is no US consulate in Benghazi, which is why State didn’t care about security and why State tried to avoid responsibility. It was a CIA operation with more than a dozen agents. Probably 25 CIA agents, according to congressional testimony. (Ineffective, of course.) Why should State provide security for CIA? Besides, the Agency likes to keep a low profile.
The US does not have an embassy, a consulate or a diplomatic mission in Benghazi. There are none listed on this State Department list of all the US embassies and consulates in the world.http://www.usembassy.gov/
On September 12, 2012, SecState Clinton made two statements. She never used the word consulate.To describe the place that was attacked in Benghazi she used instead the words U.S. diplomatic post, compound, our buildings and our office.http://www.state.gov/secretary/rm/2012/09/197654.htmhttp://www.state.gov/secretary/rm/2012/09/197630.htm There is (and was) no US consulate in Benghazi. No consul. No consular officials. No commercial officers. No diplomats of any kind. No consulate. It was a CIA operation involved in arms transfers to Turkey to be used in Syria. Chris Stevens was in this dangerous, volatile city in eastern Libya coordinate CIA arms shipments to Turkey. His last official act in Benghazi was a dinner meeting with the Turkish ambassador.
Isn’t it odd that not even one western reporter has gotten on the real story here — the Benghazi-Turkey arms & people connection — that motivated Ambassador Stevens to be in Benghazi for anti-Syria affairs, rather than in Tripoli where he was needed for necessary diplomatic functions.
Obama’s fake cover story that Stevens was in Benghazi “to review plans to establish a new cultural center and modernize a hospital,” as if Benghazi is a bed or roses and not a hotbed of militant extremism, is a larger whopper than the “video” lie, really.
So what was Stevens? State or CIA? Or both?
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Thank You Kaslin. All here know the answer and we know who is to blame. I don’t want to play their head games.
Where are the reports on the “large number of casualties from the attackers?. If there were, who did the damage? They would be witnesses, “Don’t you think?”.
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