Tag: Benghazi

Biden’s Afghan Political Calculations Have a Basis: Benghazi

 

Remember the movie, “13 hours?” It was about the courageous work of six CIA contractors to defend an American consulate – excuse me, a “Temporary Mission Facility” – in Benghazi, Libya, about a year after long-time Libyan strongman Muammar Qaddafi was, shall we say, terminated. Actor John Krasinski shed his “The Office” image in a breakout role.

The facility was overrun by terrorists resulting in the deaths of four Americans, including Ambassador Christopher Stephens. Why the US military never responded remains a mystery, and we still do not know to this day where President Obama was. We surmise that President Obama didn’t want to be interrupted with an early morning flight to Nevada for a campaign trip and upcoming debate with GOP nominee Mitt Romney.

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Remember that the Democrats get to tank the economy, prolong the pandemic, abandon Americans while losing Afghanistan, etc… all without a price to pay. The shambling remains of Joe Biden will eventually pack all of this sin out into the desert.  Seems inconceivable now, but in a year’s time, Joe will just be that one […]

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The Benghazi Attack: The Forgotten History of the 2012 Attack on the US Consulate in Libya

 

If you say “September 11,” most people automatically think of the attacks on the World Trade Center buildings and the Pentagon on September 11, 2001. What they probably don’t even remember happened on September 11, were the attacks on the United States Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, in 2012.

Once the Libyan Revolution began in February 2011, the CIA began placing assets in the region, attempting to make contacts within the region. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens, whose name and image would soon become synonymous with the Benghazi attacks, was the first liaison between the United States and the rebels. The task before the American intelligence community at that time was securing arms in the country, most notably shoulder-fired missiles, taken from the Libyan military.

Eastern Libya and Benghazi were the primary focal points of intelligence-gathering in the country. But there was something else at work here: The CIA was using the country as a base to funnel weapons to anti-Assad forces in Syria, as well as their alleged diplomatic mission.

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For this week’s Big Ideas with Ben Weingarten podcast, my guest was Rich Higgins. Higgins, an expert in unconventional warfare and combatting terrorism with over 20 years experience at senior levels of the Defense Department, and early supporter of President Trump, served as director for strategic planning in President Trump’s National Security Council (NSC). Preview Open

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In the remembrances of 9/11 that I have heard so far – and that has been far fewer than we should have – I have heard no recognition of the events at Benghazi.  This event and those who died there should not be forgotten. As one of our local talk show hosts (Chris Plante on […]

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Susan Rice, the world class liar and traitor, blaming a nondescript you tube video for the attack on Benghazi and the deaths of:  J. Christopher Stevens; Sean Smith; Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty; plus wounding 10 others has been named to the Board of Directors of Netflix. I have cancelled my membership as of April […]

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Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America welcome the news that another major figure in the Benghazi terrorist attack is now in U.S. custody – only hundreds more to go.  They also shudder as the accusations of  actor Kevin Spacey allegedly preying upon a 14-year-old boy years ago elicits another round of “everybody knew” in Hollywood.  And they discuss the odd transformation of Megyn Kelly, from presidential debate moderator and hard-hitting interviewer to lighthearted morning host discussing Halloween decorations and dance moves.

Lies, Damn Lies, and Hillary Clinton

 

After the triumphant torching of the American compound and the dragging through the streets for photo ops of the dead body of Ambassador Chris Stevens, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton blamed the attack on a mean video produced in the United States. She and various officers of the government laid the blame on this video, and had the video maker, an Egyptian-born Copt, arrested and jailed, ostensibly for probation offenses and using a false name in trying to distribute his film. (He is said to be living in a homeless shelter and has a $100,000 bounty on his head offered by a Pakistani railways minister.)

These days, of course, Hillary Clinton outright denies that she ever said that an internet video was to blame. 

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UK voters stunned the world by shaking things up with their vote for “Brexit.” Here in the United States, we’ll soon be given the opportunity to vote for Donald Trump – and we think the odds are that if he’s given control of our government, he breaks it. And we’re all for it. Preview Open

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On June 29, the National Rifle Association (NRA) launched a pr0-Trump ad narrated by Benghazi Survivor Mark “Oz” Geist, USMC (ret.). Geist was in Benghazi on September 11, 2012 and survived the terror attack that cost four other Americans their lives: Ambassador Christopher Stevens, Information Officer Sean Smith, and former Navy SEALS Tyrone Woods and […]

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In this week’s Commentary Magazine podcast, John Podhoretz, Noah Rothman, and Abe Greenwald discuss the hysterical response to the British vote to leave the EU, how Hillary and Obama laid a trap for themselves by responding so oddly to the massacre in Benghazi, and how you really can’t win an election if you’re, you know, losing.

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Trump… Hillary… Whatever. I can’t help but feel that a lot of reality is being overlooked by the #NeverTrumpians in favor of their precious ideological purity, and they way they wish things were. Hillary killed four Americans at Benghazi, as surely as if she had pulled the trigger, set the fire, cinched the ligature herself. […]

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Oops, She Should Have Also Routed Her Calls Through Her Server

 

After years, Judicial Watch (a great organization by the way) was finally able to access records of then Secretary Clinton during the Benghazi Attack. Last month, their FOIA request secured this record of a phone call by Clinton the day after the attack. “S” is Secretary Clinton. In a call to then-Egyptian Prime Minister Hisham Kandil she said that the deadly terrorist attack on the US compound the day before “had nothing to do with the film.”

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Jim George I did not think I could respect Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton any less than I did just a few hours ago. I was wrong. I have just seen the movie, based not upon the fabric of fabrications of the President and the former Secretary of State but upon the real life experiences of […]

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