Despite Four Previous Benghazi Attacks – US Refused Even “Standard Security” at Consulate (Video)

There were four previous Islamist attacks in Benghazi since June.

One of the attacks was an IED atack at the US Consulate on June 6, 2012.

Yet, the Obama Administration refused to provide even “standard security” at the consulate compound.
The BBC reported, via Free Republic:

The US consulate in Benghazi, where the US ambassador to Libya died in an attack on Tuesday, was not given the standard security contract offered to many American diplomatic missions in the Middle East, private military contractors have told the BBC.

The consulate’s walls were breached in just 15 minutes, guards were outgunned and overwhelmed and four US personnel were killed, including the Ambassador, J Christopher Stevens.

US embassies and consulates in areas of the world where they are deemed liable to attack are usually offered a formal security contract called a Worldwide Protective Services Agreement, known in the industry as a ‘Wips’.

The contract, or so-called tasking order, is between the US state department and any one of several major private military contractors such as DynCorp International and Aegis Defence Services.

Under this agreement, extensive security precautions are put in place, including low-profile armoured vehicles, run-flat tyres, sufficient weapons, ammunition and trained personnel, as well as a tried and tested command and control system.

But sources have told the BBC that on the advice of a US diplomatic regional security officer, the mission in Benghazi was not given the full contract despite lobbying by private contractors.

Instead, the US consulate was guarded externally by a force of local Libyan militia, many of whom reportedly put down their weapons and fled once the mission came under concerted attack.

Good Lord, our murdered ambassador didn’t stand a chance.
And, yet the state-run media was more worried about ambushing Mitt Romney?

Then there’s this…
** Libyan Officials Claim US Was Warned 3 DAYS BEFORE Deadly Benghazi Consulate Attack
** State Department Scrubs Damning Memo From Website Following Deadly 9-11 Consulate Attacks

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  • bg



    September 11/12, 2012

    US ambassador killed in ‘co-ordinated al Qaeda revenge
    attack by terrorists who used Libyan Mohammed movie
    protest as cover’

    [Officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they
    were not authorized to publicly discuss troop movements.

    It is believed that the attack, which occurred on the 11th
    anniversary of the September 11 attacks, was a planned
    ambush carried out by terrorists using a pro-Islam protest
    as cover.]

    Obama administration warned of possible
    attacks, but failed to take precautions

    [Sources close to U.S. President Barack Obama’s administration revealed that White House officials apparently received warnings that there were threats made to attack as many as seven U.S. missions in the Middle East, on the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, as early as September 4. Sources also revealed that additional warnings were received a few days later, with similar information, but that all of the warnings were largely ignored by the administration. Normally when such warnings are received by the administration, the threat level is raised at U.S. installations around the world. At this point, there is no evidence that the Obama administration communicated the warnings with Consular officials in Libya or Egypt in advance of attacks that took place Monday in Benghazi, Libya and Cairo, Egypt, leaving the U.S. Ambassador to Libya and three other Americans dead, with eight others wounded, including some U.S. military personnel.]

    more here (#1 – page 1) & here & scroll thread for more..


  • bg


    on FNS w/Wallace

    Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee
    on Intelligence.. U.S. Representative Mike Rogers..

    many in Egypt & the Middle East haven’t seen the film yet..


  • Chris

    This is because Muslims are peaceful and they wouldn’t dare storm a US embassy and murder, rape or burn anything. Oh wait….

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  • Jack Moss

    They knew. As a former intel type who helped prepare PDBs for Reagan it’s an insult to say that they didn’t know and that there was no intel.

    I’ve called on my former colleagues to get out the truth, leak, leak, leak. Amb. Stevens, two former seals and the best gamer in history deserve better.


    Well what do you expect? What with hardly any beefed up security and then NOT allowing the marines to carry LIVE ammo? They were shooting bean bag rounds !!! This state department is DISGRACEFUL

  • Sean

    In solidarity with those who died,Obama should give himself the same level of security as he offered them.

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  • Skandia Recluse

    The Obama administration gets repeated, multiple warnings, from multiple sources, and refuses even minimal security at the Bengazhi consulate. Instead, The Obama Administration prepares a rational to explain away any protest, even violent protest, by blaming an unknown and obscure youtube video. Then, claiming the youtube video incites violence, the Obama Administration prepares the US population for limits on free speech. Limits which can be used in a second Obama term to limit public criticism of The Obama Administration; criticism that will be labeled hate speech, and racist speech, and anti-government incitement.

    This is not an accident.

  • Patty

    The White House and Press Create a Fairy Tale Version of History



    Many in the World Trade Center chose to jump to their deaths, but Christopher Stevens chose to remain inside and die rather than face the tender mercies of his attackers. Stevens had spent enough time in Libya to have seen what the jihadist fighters did to their captives and must have known what horrors he could expect at their hands. The photos that have been released, along with claims by Libyan jihadists that they sexually assaulted his corpse, suggest that he made the right choice. And perhaps in those final moments, facing that terrible choice, Christopher Stevens finally understood the true horror of the Muslim world that he had fallen in love with as a Peace Corps volunteer.

    “He was an avid student of Islam and the Middle East, and consistently strove to build the proverbial bridge between our two cultures in the face of sometimes overwhelming antagonism and bitter misunderstanding,” a friend from the diplomatic service tells us. But though Christopher Stevens may have studied Islam, he had learned very little about it, and so his final lesson was the bloody one that Westerners who never really learn what Islam is about end up receiving.

    “The world needs more Chris Stevenses,” Hillary Clinton said, but does it really? Does it need more tall dead blond Americans lying bloodied in the gutters of Muslim cities? Does it need men who give up the hopes and dreams of their country to take on the dreams of their enemies without ever realizing where the fatal road of those dreams leads?

    None of this seems to be making any impact on the White House operations. Obama neglected to attend the intelligence briefing before the attacks and didn’t participate in the briefing afterward, choosing instead to fly off to Las Vegas for yet another fundraiser. Maybe Leon Panetta should try to find a way to combine the briefings with the fundraisers.

    Christopher Stevens Feeds the Crocodile

    The only reason Christopher Stevens had lasted this long is that the jihadist fighters had known a useful man when they met him. And Stevens proved to be very useful, but his usefulness ended with Gaddafi’s death. Once the US successfully overthrew Gaddafi and began focusing on stabilizing Libya, Stevens ceased to be a useful idiot and became a useless nuisance. Attacks soon followed on the Benghazi consulate and on other consulates as well, but the Marines were not brought in and Stevens continued relying on local goodwill to secure his offices. It was only a matter of time until the attackers got through.

    Stevens, like Clinton and Obama, made the hopes of Islamists his own and they repaid him for it, just as Afghans repaid America for supporting them against the Soviet Union, as Lebanon and Somalia repaid America’s peacekeeping efforts by killing American troops and on down the litany of gratitude in bombs and bullets that have come America’s way from the Muslim world.

  • Valerie

    This information, if true, suggests that somebody in the US government was, at minimum, careless with this particular diplomat’s life. Other actions by this administration, such as the Fast & Furious program, suggest the same carelessness for the lives of other agents and citizens of other countries.

  • Patty

    The Day Obama Became Toxic: After Libya, We Cannot Trust Him—Barack Must Fall

    Is it really possible the President of the United States was informed Muslim radicals were ready to strike American embassies, yet literally did nothing to warn them or bolster security? If so, Barack’s presidency is no longer tenable. If the US had credible knowledge of an impending Libyan embassy attack and took no defensive measures—this government must not stand.

    If Obama knew of the threat, and was indifferent, he is therefore morally unfit to lead, and perhaps suffering from a grave mental or character defect. Or, Barack did not know, and therefore cannot possibly be actually in command of his position, and therefore—is likewise unfit to lead

    There can be no other interpretation of events. The world is suddenly so dangerous, we Americans must return to our senses to save ourselves and the rest of the free world. It is time to end this diseased experiment in political correctness, and progressive fantasies.

  • Patty

    There can be no other interpretation of events. The world is suddenly so dangerous, we Americans must return to our senses to save ourselves and the rest of the free world. It is time to end this diseased experiment in political correctness, and progressive fantasies.

    I ABSOLUTELY LOVE THIS LINE. And we are not socialists. It is the wrong direction for America before Obama and even more since Obama and he couldn’t be more of an example why America has been downgraded economically and in the Vision in which other nations see us.

  • mstarfish

    Here are 95 examples of Barack Obama’s lying, lawbreaking, corruption, and cronyism:


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  • Michele

    I have read that Benghazi doesn’t even have an embassy or consulate.