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Benghazi attack:
Urgent call for military help
‘was denied by chain of command’

The Christian Science Monitor, by Brad Knickerbocker

Original Article

Posted By:Robinsolana, 10/28/2012 9:12:25 AM

Citing “sources who were on the ground” in Benghazi, Libya, Fox News is reporting that an urgent request for military help during last month’s terrorist attack on the US consulate there “was denied by the CIA chain of command.”

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A mealy CYA filled article from the CSM, but the headline says it all. This is the first break in the mainstream media wall of silence I have seen.
The Betrayal of our troops on the ground in Benghazi just screams for justice. Obama's 6 weeks of lies and serial blame shifting point to a tremendous coverup aided by a complicit media.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: janylou, 10/28/2012 9:20:36 AM     (No. 8969035)

Congress needs to get the rescued people who were on the ground during this mess under oath and get their sworn statements of what happened. We know it is going to be hard to get the truth out of the Obomination admin.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Keekng, 10/28/2012 9:23:48 AM     (No. 8969039)

Who, specifically, refused to help....We need names!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Griz70, 10/28/2012 9:31:55 AM     (No. 8969057)

It is getting very hard to discern who is lying and who is telling the truth. It certainly seems there are waaaay too many lies flying around, and very little truth.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: kanphil, 10/28/2012 9:38:47 AM     (No. 8969076)

Yet General Petraeus denies any such actions by the CIA chain of command. Who to believe?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: leopardtwo, 10/28/2012 9:47:57 AM     (No. 8969099)

On Fox News Sunday, Juan Williams described questions about the death of four Americans as Republican politicization.
Juan. Any time your buddy Zero gets caught doing something stupid or borderline criminal it is not politicization. It is Americans wanting to know the truth.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: msctex1, 10/28/2012 9:55:37 AM     (No. 8969116)

His concession speech may well be made from a jet heading God knows where.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: cromrock, 10/28/2012 10:16:59 AM     (No. 8969162)

Not once have I heard of any denial that the calls for help made. So all were well aware of these calls but no one bothered to answer or take ownership for not answering. Fog of War my arse. Cowards the lot.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: fhancock, 10/28/2012 10:24:31 AM     (No. 8969186)

I posted this on another thread but the bucks stops at the President's desk..FYI...General Ham is a Combatant Commander (Africa Command)and works DIRECTLY for the Secretary of Defense who works DIRECTLY for the President...the Chairman of the Joint Staffs is NOT a commander and is not in General Ham's direct Chain of Command...therefore what General Ham did or did not do was approved or disapproved by Panetta and Obama...just saying

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Reply 9 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 10/28/2012 10:51:10 AM     (No. 8969258)

Lyin Pinata and his boss will work this out so that Barky won't be blamed for his cowardice and treason . It won't be the first time this lying weasel took a hit for the team.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 10/28/2012 10:59:56 AM     (No. 8969285)

No Patreus on Meet the Press.

What happened ?

Carly Fiorina brought it up and David Gregory says:"We'll get to that in a moment".

Then nothing.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: wtm, 10/28/2012 11:50:11 AM     (No. 8969391)

People !!!!

There was NO "little" denial of help here.......

There WAS a deliberate "STAND DOWN" order given 3 times for help !!!!!!

THAT had to come from the top !!!!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: leopardtwo, 10/28/2012 12:58:26 PM     (No. 8969547)

Possibly, Petraeus was reminded that it is only a 20-dollar cab ride from his HQ to Fort Marcy Park.

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Posted By: Robinsolana- 10/28/2012 9:12:25 AM     Post Reply
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