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Security team pulled
out of Libya in August

American Thinker, by Rick Moran

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Posted By:SoCalGal, 10/7/2012 9:10:09 PM

The blundering boobs at the State Department recalled a 16-man security team in August just as the Libyan diplomats were asking for more security, not less. (Snip) Lt. Col. Wood has told CBS News and congressional investigators that his 16-member team and a six-member State Department elite force called a Mobile Security Deployment team left Libya in August, just one month before the Benghazi assault. Wood says that's despite the fact that US officials in Libya wanted security increased, not decreased. Wood says he met daily with Stevens and that security was a constant challenge. There were 13 threats

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For at least six months they were aware of the danger to our people in Benghazi.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ruready?, 10/7/2012 9:14:07 PM     (No. 8916810)

Why did the ambassador stay???

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Reply 2 - Posted by: tedward, 10/7/2012 9:18:45 PM     (No. 8916823)

I am so Sad and mad at the same time ~ and then they lied about it on top of it all ~ I cannot speak here of what I am thinking right now ~ but may Karma catch up with those who killed ~ sat on their hands ~ and those who lied to cover up their stupidity.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mfm, 10/7/2012 9:22:35 PM     (No. 8916829)

Mr. Stevens was their to negotiate the return of the guns OUR dear leader and lady cackle gave to the muzzies, he either was going to be successful in getting the "guns" or he comes home in a casket..

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Reply 4 - Posted by: coldoc, 10/7/2012 9:23:04 PM     (No. 8916833)

Hillary Clinton is a criminal.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Bubbasuncle, 10/7/2012 9:26:35 PM     (No. 8916839)

Let me know when this leads the nightly news.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 10/7/2012 9:29:45 PM     (No. 8916844)

Another foreign policy success of the Obama Administration.

/disgust off/

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Reply 7 - Posted by: jalo1951, 10/7/2012 9:31:54 PM     (No. 8916853)

This administration needs to be held accountable for gross negligence.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: jdh, 10/7/2012 9:33:03 PM     (No. 8916858)

State Department is part of the Executive Branch. Long ago there was a democrat president that said the buck stopped at the President's desk. It would be nice to have a real leader occupying the office of the President.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: JHHolliday, 10/7/2012 9:33:26 PM     (No. 8916860)

Unbelievable. This is simply monstrous. How can Lady Macbeth live with herself after this debacle. And why was it allowed to happen? Surely the State Department knew the attack was an ever-increasing possibility. Was there some sort of political angle to ignoring the warnings or simple, inexcusable incompetence?

I am sure the MSM will want answers...or not.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Robinsolana, 10/7/2012 9:42:04 PM     (No. 8916883)

We need to get Univision on this scandal.
There are no honest reporters left in the mainstream media.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Th-Gr-Sil-Majority, 10/7/2012 9:42:44 PM     (No. 8916887)

...to be as disgusting as it is, at this point, I can only imaagine how bad it will be as the layers get peeled back some more...

...this will be a major part of the 0bama legacy and Hillary's

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Griz70, 10/7/2012 9:44:19 PM     (No. 8916894)

WHO ordered them out? Yes, I know PIAPS won't rest until she gets to the bottom of this.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: ocjim, 10/7/2012 10:00:19 PM     (No. 8916924)

The next debate will be partially on foreign policy, but the third debate on Oct 22 will be exclusively on foreign policy. In the meantime we have some Congressional inquiry, and further facts will come in from many quarter about this entire 9/11 Libyan attack and administration aftermath. So in the third debate Gov Romney should have a ton of Benghazi data on which to nail Obama and his much touted but utterly faux strength in national security. The killing of bin Laden was a tactical victory for Obama, but Benghazi lays bare the strategic failure of Obama's apologetic and leading from behind policies. Romney must exploit these failures in that debate in a big way. Rhetorical questions by Romney may be the order of the day, e.g. Mr. President, knowing that X had happened, how could you conceivably...? And pull no punches...e.g. Who ordered Susan Rice to knowingly disinform the American people and why would she do this, sir???

Grab onto BenghaziGate, Gov Romney, and stay on it like a junk yard dog. The administration's weak, leaderless and irresponsible actions before, during and after 9/11 in Benghazi is a target rich environment for the debate, utterly indefensible on so many levels. And unlike many subjects this election, you don't have to be a wonk to understand it. So exploit it, Governor.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: woofwoofwoof, 10/7/2012 10:22:48 PM     (No. 8916959)

No, sixteen Green Berets could probably not fight off a couple of terrorists lobbing RPGs into fixed targets, unless they could call in a B-1 to flatten everything within two miles and that wasn't likely to happen, and even then it might happen just too late.

But one Green Beret with an iPhone could have told Stevens not to go there on 9/11.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Trigger2, 10/8/2012 7:40:13 AM     (No. 8917378)

Oh, oh, that Lt Col better stay out of that famous DC park. If he does, than he will be drummed out of the service and receive no retirement benefits whatsoever. How dare he tell the truth?

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