Stevens Cabled Washington Less Than A Month Before Attack: CIA Says '10 Islamist Militias And AQ Training Camps Within #Benghazi'…

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Makes the recent NY Times report blaming the attack on a video even more absurd.

Via CNS News:

On August 16, 2012–a little less than a month before the terrorist attacks on the U.S. State Department and CIA facilities in Benghazi, Libya–Amb. Chris Stevens sent a cable to State Department headquarters in Washington, D.C. stating that a CIA officer on the ground in Benghazi had briefed a State Department officer in that city the day before “on the location of approximately ten Islamist militias and AQ training camps within Benghazi.”

This information was released today in a report issued by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence…

…Even with these warnings from the Defense Department and even with the CIA officer’s first-hand statements at the August 15 meeting in Benghazi, the State Department did not take “significant actions” to improve the security at its Benghazi facility before Amb. Stevens visited there on Sept. 11, 2012, according to the new report from Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.

“Despite the clearly deteriorating security situation in Benghazi and requests for additional security resources, few significant improvements were made by the State Department to the security posture of the Temporary Mission Facility” says the committee’s report…



The complete article is at Weasel Zippers.




Related:  MSNBC Guest Blames “Fallible” Ambassador Stevens For His Own Death In Benghazi, “He Didn’t Ask For And Even Rejected The Security He Might Have Had”…

Actually, he did ask for additional security, and was turned down by the person MSNBC is trying to protect, Hillary Clinton.

In a disgusting display of just how far the liberal media will go to preserve Hillary Clinton’s presidential prospects, Katty Kay has blamed Ambassador Chris Stevens for his own death, while letting Hillary off the hook…

Watch the video at the link.


CAJ note: Earlier this evening we tweeted @KattyKay and @MSNBC to call them out on these lies.




Update:    Feinstein attempts to protect Hillary from damaging Benghazi report

…on Thursday, Feinstein said the reports do not blame Clinton, whose State Department is ultimately responsible for the security of its diplomats.

As for whether the report “assigns culpability to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for the tragedy,” Feinstein said, “This is patently false.”…



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