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The secret war behind Benghazi
New York Post, by Kyle Smith

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 2/11/2013 8:28:32 AM

Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans were killed in the attack on the US consulate because of a secret low-level war in which American hit squads took out leaders of al Qaeda militias, which retaliated in Benghazi. There was never a protest at the consulate over the infamous anti-Islamist YouTube video. So says the new 80-page e-book, “Benghazi: The Definitive Report” (William Morrow) by Jack Murphy and Brandon Webb, two military veterans who specialize in reporting about clandestine operations at the website SOFREP.com. Their book, which they say is based on interviews with well-placed security types but contains

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The allegations contained in this book are shocking. Will they allow Brennen´s nomination to go forward? He´s really a dangerous, deadly man.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Pearson365, 2/11/2013 8:59:51 AM     (No. 9169851)

Re: "“The nature of these operations remains highly classified. They were never intended to be known to anyone outside a very small circle in the Special Operations community and within Obama’s National Security Council. Ambassador Stevens, the CIA chief of station in Tripoli and then-director of the CIA, Gen. [David] Petraeus, had little if any knowledge about these JSOC missions.”

Appears that Obama has updated Nixon´s "plumbers" with a special assassination team outside of normal military and civilian control as well as congressional & judicial oversight. May explain why none of the 32 Americans who fled Benghazi on 9/11/12 have never been allowed to testify. Nixon´s plumbers led to his impeachment, as did Nixon´s secret bombing of Cambodia.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: J F Ackerman, 2/11/2013 9:36:12 AM     (No. 9169920)

Shameless coward. Obama´s an old-fashioned bully cum coward.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: LZK, 2/11/2013 9:38:25 AM     (No. 9169928)


Drip -- Drip -- Drip.....

LZK

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Reply 4 - Posted by: jimK1, 2/11/2013 9:49:26 AM     (No. 9169949)

The number of things this would be dictator could be impeached for is vast, the inaction by the gutless spineless cowards in the House is just mind numbing. The country is in the hand basket headed swiftly for that other place.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Memphis, 2/11/2013 9:53:52 AM     (No. 9169962)

Where are the other people that were in Benghazi? Does anybody know?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: trapper, 2/11/2013 10:11:08 AM     (No. 9169995)

Assassination Czar.

The group controlled by Brennan is not military. Not CIA. It is Obama´s own private special operations force run by Brennan, who also runs the drone assassination program. The special ops force and Brennan neither answer to nor brief Congress, CIA, or DOD. They answer only to Obama. Obama´s personal and VERY PRIVATE Republican Guard.

Very interesting. It all fits the pattern of this regime. John Brennan is Deputy National Security Advisor for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism. He was appointed to that post, which does not require Senate confirmation.

Assassination Czar.



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Reply 7 - Posted by: BetseyRoss, 2/11/2013 10:18:58 AM     (No. 9170008)

Sooooo, we have learned in the last 24 hours that Benghazi was a CIA operation. Chris Stevens seemed to play the role of facilitator. He was only guarded by CIA people. He needed more. The survivors must have been CIA folks. Hillary seemed clueless although the look on her face when those bodies came back was unbelievable. She knew they all were in trouble. She didn´t recover very fast from that. Obama seemed to get his bearings a lot faster because he went into CYA mode faster than anyone.

The whole Arab Spring debacle is mostly facilitate by our CIA and John Brennan. This is a huge foreign relations failure. Rush called it back then. Pray that this blows up in Obama´s face.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: rightwinggranny, 2/11/2013 10:25:14 AM     (No. 9170016)

"The Joint Special Operations Command, which Brennan controls, is a collection of special forces outside of the regular military command originally formed as a hostage-rescue team. But in the middle of last summer, say Murphy and Webb, troops operating clandestinely under JSOC began infiltrating Libya."

It says, "outside the regular military command." Is that constitutional??????

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Grambo, 2/11/2013 10:27:04 AM     (No. 9170024)

The constitution does not give the president the power or the authority to put together a secret army with no judicial or congressional accountability or oversight. A secret military arm with a black budget and available to assassinate anyone, American or foreign, that the president feels inclined to assassinate. Nor does the constitution permit the president to secretly arm foreign countries or agencies with no congressional or judicial review.

This president must appear before a select committee at the very least, and if evidence supports, face impeachment by the house and trial by the senate.

If this does not happen now, we have lost the country. Every citizen, like it or not, now has a clear and present duty to do.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Reality, 2/11/2013 11:15:06 AM     (No. 9170111)

It is way past time to put Gen Petraeus under oath and get to the real reason for his abrupt resignation right after the election. There is much more to it than a Bimbo Eruption.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: oh-heck, 2/11/2013 11:18:23 AM     (No. 9170118)

It would be very much like Obama to have special forces operating in secret and reporting to someone nominally in Homeland Security. This will be the group called on to assassinate the leaders of the coming revolution that starts at the grass roots level when people realize their rights have been ended.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: archtheduke, 2/11/2013 11:19:24 AM     (No. 9170121)

This will never get past the GAURDS at the MSM.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: grampstosix, 2/11/2013 11:23:40 AM     (No. 9170126)

#13 Maybe so but the new media has a megaphone that´s getting bigger.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Vigilant, 2/11/2013 11:24:22 AM     (No. 9170127)

#10 you have laid out the proper scenario but unfortunately will be stopped dead at the Senate.. We must conquer our depression from November´s stolen election and win both houses of congress--then impeach both el presidente and his court jester.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: lakerman1, 2/11/2013 11:40:24 AM     (No. 9170147)

Anyone who served in the military understands the importance of chain of command and unity of command.
This president´s handlers are violating those concepts, which, in the end, will cause them substantial grief.
Military field grade officers and above must be beside themselves, as they watch what the kenyan klown is doing.
And putting brennan in charge of anything is no different than putting your slightly crazy uncle in charge of the family reunion.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: horacer, 2/11/2013 11:55:25 AM     (No. 9170171)

They provide zero sourcing. None. It reads like they´re trying to sell a screen play. People need to come forward and talk.

I´m convinced there are leaders in N Africa and the ME that know the whole story. Netanyahu does. Mossad is all over Libya.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: capt scurvey, 2/11/2013 12:19:16 PM     (No. 9170205)

"The constitution does not give the president the power or the authority to put together a secret army with no judicial or congressional accountability or oversight."

When the president lords over congress and owns the Department of Justice outright, his authority is whatever he says it is...

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Reply 18 - Posted by: bighambone, 2/11/2013 12:30:26 PM     (No. 9170228)

The attack location at Benghazi was obviously a CIA operating base that was using the "Consulate" as cover. That´s why the administration has not publicly identified all of the 30 or so survivors who some in Congress want to de-brief.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: caddyjak, 2/11/2013 2:35:39 PM     (No. 9170502)

Any details yet on John Brennan converting to Islam several years ago. Ye Gods///////

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Pinons, 2/11/2013 5:35:15 PM     (No. 9170848)

Obozo, Biden, Clinton, Brennan, Patraeus, Rice, et al, knew what was going on all the time, and are now they covering up for that clown, Obozo. They´re all lying!!!

They were arming Al Qaeda and it blew up in their face. Not only that, there are allegations of their gunrunning to Syria.

It´s more likely that Stevens knew everything and that´s why they let him die.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Dixie, 2/11/2013 6:41:14 PM     (No. 9170962)

Nixon was forced into resignation after Watergate because of the very real threat of impeachment. The media made a huge deal of Watergate and was never going to shut up.

Nixon was never impeached. He was threatened with impeachment, and resigned before it happened.

The situation is very different now. The media is still (mainly) covering up for Benghazi. Without the media manipulating the opinions of the LoFo´s in America, Impeachment of Obama over Benghazi (even if successful) could backfire into another Democrat Presidential election in 2016.


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Reply 22 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 2/11/2013 8:57:05 PM     (No. 9171097)

#24, the posters here don´t meet your standard for sanity? Too bad. Most are deeply concerned for the safety of their country, and for its continuation as a Constitutional government answerable to the people.



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