Fox News has learned from sources who were on the ground in Benghazi that three urgent requests from the CIA annex for military back-up during the attack on the U.S. Consulate and subsequent attack nearly seven hours later were denied by officials in the CIA chain of command -- who also told the CIA operators to "stand down" rather than help the ambassador's team when shots were heard at approximately 9:40 p.m. in Benghazi on Sept. 11. Former Navy SEALs Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty were part of a small team who were at the CIA
Comments: This will enrage you even more after reading this. 0bama should resign. He's a corrupt liar and a disgrace to this country. They all have blood on their hands.
FTA:""There's a lot of Monday morning quarterbacking going on here," Panetta said Thursday. "But the basic principle here ... is that you don't deploy forces into harm's way without knowing what's going on."
Repeated requests to engage that were denied, and these poloticians want us to believe they didn't know what was going on. Criminal Regime, hey Brian Williams, care to comment?
Just stop and think for a minute. Were it not for Fox News, all that we would think that we know at the moment is that a You Tube video caused a riot that spun out of control. Does it not chill ANYONE in the MSM that a man sits in jail because he made a video, and the Obama administration finds it convenient for him to be sitting in jail?
Just saw Brett Baier interview with John McCain and he said there were NO units on alert status at the time. Meaning, that even though there were 2 previous attacks in April and June, an attempted assassination of the British Ambassador and the fact that it was a 9/11 anniversary there were no troops on alert status?!!
I want to know who issued the order to Stand Down? I want to know why there were 2 drones there sending back video but nothing was done to protect these Americans? Why were 2 drones dispatched and NO troops were on Alert Status.
The only thing that smells worse than this is the MSM cover-up. I seriously don't think the word Treason has meaning anymore.
Monday morning quarterbacking refers to questioning the plays that didn't work on Saturday and Sunday. In this case, the administration didn't even show up for the game. "Bumps in the road," "not optimal" -cliches don't cut it when people are dead and didn't have to be.
I can't remember where I heard this nasty little rumor, but I'll repeat it, as I've only seen it once before: Ambassador Stevens (and company?) was SUPPOSED to be kidnapped, to be held for exchange of high value Guantanamo prisioners. Obama would comply and look like a hero to get back our guy(s) and the Islamists would be appeased to get back some of theirs. O happy to accomodate his brethren. Things went horribly out of control. Anyone else heard that? With this new info, the scenario seems ever more plausable.
I can imagine the discussion in the middle of this with Valerie Jarret, Axlerod, and Mrs. Clinton, with Obama just kind of hanging around.
“Looks bad, do you think they have a chance?” “I dunno, I guess we’ll see tomorrow.” “Should we mobilize forces to the area?” “No, too close to the election, we’re counting on being able to accuse Romney of being a war monger who will get us into another war. Even our press buddies couldn’t keep this bottled up if we send in military support.” “What will we say if we get the worst case?” “We’ll think of something. I’m going to bed.”
As of 4 minutes ago, only Fox has reported ANYTHING about this event. Only CBS reported that (paraphrased) "forces could not be assembled..." or somesuch garbage. Anyone not on Fox knows nothing of this story. I daresay no one who watches MTV even knows where Libya is. Crickets only on the MSM...
Woods and Doherty deserve the MOH just as did Shughart and Gordon in Somalia. There is nothing that can be considered more "active duty" than what they did - no matter who was paying them. They went to the sound of the guns to save fellow Americans.
I've been wondering what info would come out when those Americans who were safely evacuated from the compound started talking. They were eye-witnesses to real-time events and it appears that their stories are finally coming out. Keep talking ! /SP/
#14, I saw that also. The site I saw it on was a bit of a nutjob site (that is they seemed to be ready to lend credibility to ideas that were off the deep end), that made me look at it somewhat skeptically. This makes me wonder if there might not be something to their story in this case. It wouldn't be the first time that someone leaked something to nutjobs so that when information got out from more credible sources no one would believe it.
I was about to mention the same thing #14. Seems far fetched, but we are dealing with a tyrant who has a third world mentality anc couple that with Hillary who is the queen of cover-ups and it seems within reason.
This is terrific reporting by Jennifer Griffin. Her account of this horrible chain of events proves that obama and his hacks are unconscionable traitors. These brave men were sacrificed in the name of the obama campaign. The corrupt press knows this, but they could care less.
Since the country generally rallies around the President in a time of war, I was at a loss to understand Obama's ludicrous attempt to explain away the Benghazi terrorist attack as merely a spontaneous protest against an obscure YouTube video. After all, this is the President whose motto is "Never let a crisis go to waste."
Now it is becoming clear. Obama watched the terrorist attack unfold in real time and was paralyzed. All he could think about was Jimmy Carter and how the Iran rescue debacle probably cost him his re-election.
After it was over, Obama was terrified that word would get out that he had done nothing to stop a terrorist attack or to rescue the Americans during the attack. That is the reason for the weeks long attempt claim that this was merely a spontaneous protest and not a terrorist attack.
At least Jimmy Carter attempted a rescue. Barry Obama only attempted a cover-up.
This information roll-out by folks in the know is making this whole thing worse by the minute. CIA told to stand-down. Air Force told to stand down. SoF and Delta Team told to stand down. Men told to fight to the death because the "President" needed his beauty rest before heading to Vegas.! BETRAYAL!!!!! TRAITORS!!!! MAY THEY NEVER KNOW ANY PEACE!!!!!
My God. 20,000 shoulder-fired anti-aircraft missiles missing in Libya and on their way to who knows where. 20,000. That's one for every person in the lower decks at any big-time Stadium. 20,000. How many commercial airliners are at risk, right now, today, because Odumma thought it was a good idea to create chaos in Libya? Answer: 20,000.
Off the wall question... Was the CIA team that died too close to the truth about that? Hundreds of known terrorists have been logged in as actual, physical White House visitors on official business with this administration. The Muslim Brotherhood are bro's with this "President." Did Odumma perhaps go to bed hoping these guys would buy it? Was the "spontaneous protest" excuse dreamed up as cover?
Like I said... off the wall questions. But no matter how speculative that was, the most important real question remains unanswered: Where are the missiles, O'Bambi? Where are the 20,000 missiles?
OP should have posted a warning with this one! Took two cig breaks just to try and read it! Got the same reaction reading this as watching the horror of the first 9/11! Where's the honor amongst the leadership in the CIA, DCI, Pentagon? During Watergate the AG resigned when given orders he felt were against the core values of this great country. We all supported Gen Petraeous during the war, but if he doesn't resign his CIA post over this and come clean, he is diminished in my mind. Gen Dempsey looked like a wet poodle sitting next to Panetta yesterday. Gen Ham, commander of AFRICOM which oversees Libya, got that job for carrying Zero's water heading a DoD effort to overturn DADT. Romney's gotta win and elevate the real generals like Odierno, Austin and other mem with "clangers". We need warfighters in the mold of Patton and retired Gen Honore (of Katrina relief) leading our man and women in uniform.
Valerie Jarrett has a FULL Secret Service detail. & these people couldn't get anyone at the White House to pick up the dang phone. Valerie Jarrett, Obama and Mooch were cool with going to Vegas the very.next.day. Knowing the ambassador was raped.
Now I know why 30 people made it out alive. If Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty hadn't disobeyed orders, they most likely would have been killed also. I have to wonder what the surviors were told what they could and couldn't say during the debriefing! What kind of threats were given to keep them from talking? Well, someone has talked! Romney needs to and should bring this up! He needs to ask Obummer to explain how and why this happened!
No. 14 may have as plausible explanation as possible at this time. Administration had knowledge of previous attacks and pertinent information about increased activity leading up to 9-11-12. The ONLY conclusion one can draw from this latest from Fox News is the ambassador and his group was set up. The fact that Woods and Doherty and others who went into action meant fewer died than intended. I believe there are those in the CIA chain-of-command who need to be held criminally accountable for this debacle. How high this goes needs to be flushed out, but we already know The Once had real-time knowledge of what was going on. Benghazi will be with us for a good while.
#14, pair what you said with what I heard this morning that the SEAL member who was killed took it on himself to help (himself and one other as I remember) - it sure is possible that guys on the ground trying to do the right thing got in the way of a kidnapping attempt that the administration knew about and was planning to use to their political advantage. How awful if that is true.
Just took a look at the MSM... no one is covering this!!!! Why do you think Obama wants people to vote early???? Because this type of news would hopefully sink any chances. And the WH doesn't want people to know. Lying and covering up for 6 weeks!!
I'm praying the people will wake up before it is too late.
What an October surprise this is. And our U.S. Ambassador, his staffer & two SEAL bodyguards had to fall on their swords for it. May you Rest In Peace & your family be comforted in the knowledge that you did not die in vain.
This administration expects Americans to die to keep the peace, so their radical leftist philosophies can continue to be forced on us. As far as I'm concerned, they made a cold, calculated decision -- even BEFORE these men were killed -- to let the chips fall where they may & blame it on video protests. They didn't want any skirmishes marring their "middle east victory" resume -- since they had nothing else to point to for reelection.
The father of one of the dead men had a heartbreaking interview on air about those who allowed this to happen and caused the death of his son. Amazingly, he said he wishes well for those persons, but said they need to make some changes in their hearts and lives.
This is not on Fox's website yet, but it is sure to be oon, and will be played and replayed. Watch for it... this weekend will be exciting.
This is sure to make a huge impact on the election. And watching Romney just now on Fox makes me think this is the turning point. There is a difference in his delivery and a bravery for telling it just like it is. Keep up the prayers.
I heard that interview on Fox, and I'm heartsick for those families of the men who died. It's so hard to believe those military and government people could do that! They must be punished - and not maybe someday. Congress needs to act now.
0 has already lost the election. This will be a nail in his coffin. This will redefine 0bama as the lowest worm in the world. It also shows that Panetta is/was in the coverup mix, too. This involves the entire administration.
This will make many people sick. Conservatives already hate him. But, don't be surprised to see your demonRat neighbors out burning their 0bama signs, hats, and t-shirts.
FTA: “U.S. officials argue that there was a period of several hours when the fighting stopped before the mortars were fired at the annex, leading officials to believe the attack was over.”
THAT is your excuse?!?
“Yeah, we can see people with machine guns and RPG’s strafing the consulate. The personnel on the ground called for backup multiple times, but from our vantage point on the other side of the ocean it looked like maybe it was possibly over so we did nothing.”
These are the people running the military? Either this is a gross lie, or destructive incompetence.
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