BOOM! Emails Show Obama Knew Islamic Group Took Credit for Benghazi Slaughter 2 HOURS INTO ATTACK – Before Ambassador’s Body Discovered

Not optimal–
They knew the terror group behind the attack before the ambassador’s body was found in the ruins.
They located Ambassador Stevens’ body hours later at the hospital.

Libyans dragged the body of US Ambassador Christopher Stevens out of the compound after his murder. Al- Ahram

The Obama Administration knew an Al-Qaeda linked terror group took credit for the Benghazi attack before the ambassador’s body was even discovered!
The State Department watched the attack in real time.
Yet, for weeks they said it was a protest!
Reuters reported, via Free Republic:

Officials at the White House and State Department were advised two hours after attackers assaulted the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, on September 11 that an Islamic militant group had claimed credit for the attack, official emails show.

The emails, obtained by Reuters from government sources not connected with U.S. spy agencies or the State Department and who requested anonymity, specifically mention that the Libyan group called Ansar al-Sharia had asserted responsibility for the attacks.

The brief emails also show how U.S. diplomats described the attack, even as it was still under way, to Washington.

U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans were killed in the Benghazi assault, which President Barack Obama and other U.S. officials ultimately acknowledged was a “terrorist” attack carried out by militants with suspected links to al Qaeda affiliates or sympathizers.

Administration spokesmen, including White House spokesman Jay Carney, citing an unclassified assessment prepared by the CIA, maintained for days that the attacks likely were a spontaneous protest against an anti-Muslim film.

More… Greta Van Susteren reported that there were US troops in Italy about an hours flight away from Benghazi but they were never called in to help.

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  • FurryGuy

    O-boo-boo’s supporters will still excuse the man’s dereliction of duty by declaiming “preliminary intelligence”.

  • Bigkahuna

    Obama is toast even the mms can’t ignore these lies. I think Romney knew about these and found no reason to beat up Obama but just let him twist in the wind and Obama is above the fray.

    Just as everyone knew…Obama and his people are all liars

  • Texas_Treeroach

    BETRAYAL – TREASON

  • Bigkahuna

    Obama only has preliminary intelligence. He is scum.

    He simply can’t cover up all this stuff and it will come back to haunt him. His chickens are coming home to roost and his goose is cooked

  • Big Al

    Must be some racist over there at Reuters. I assume he will be fired for peddling racist trash like this.

  • http://none tommy mc donnell

    was it still “preliminary intelligence” when he was still peddling the video story two weks later.

  • Mad Hatter

    In the words of Joe Biden, “this is a big fu**ing deal.”

  • http://mychal-massie.com/premium/ bg

    ++

    GP:

    stop with the demeaning photo of Mr. Stevens..

    i implore you to show an iota of respect for the the dead..

    ==

  • regularguy

    This is not only Obama who is lying. This is his administration who has placed Obama’s re-election above justice for the families of the victims of this attack. And, this administration places Obama’s re-election above your justice and security. That is the basic function of government, and he and his administration could give less than a whit about all of it rather than his getting re-elected. Pure sociopathy.

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  • Sasja

    This needs to be shown at every opportunity and if necessary, ram it down every damned one of this devil’s supporters throat. I haven’t been this angry since 9/11/2001 and this regime has angered me on more than one occasion.

  • Oliver

    and upon hearing the news of Chris Stevens’ death and watching it in real time, Obama went to bed so he’d be rested up for his Vegas fundraiser the next day…

  • Iron Maiden

    This is looking more and more like Obama WANTED this to happen.

  • Sasja

    bg, the dead don’t care anymore. It’s up to the living to seek retribution for this poor man and the others murdered needlessly. Barry is an evil man and I pray to God we get him and his rat’s nest out of Washington.

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  • Earthmover

    Why do they lie about what happened, I don’t get it. Did Obama want this to happen
    thinking it would be NOT a good time for a new President? Could you imagine if Bush had
    done the same?

  • katy

    I am thoroughly convinced Stevens had the goods on Obama on the gun running to Al Qaeda and Stevens was frustrated and going to talk.

    Obama let him die.

    Yes. He’s that sick!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • katy

    And if Romney wins… Obama knows he’s toast. Treason, trials, prison.

    Obama is freaking. That’s why he’s losing it.

  • Sasja

    One other thing. Those at State who watched in real time and did not even make an attempt to send troops are as guilty as their prez. That skank of an SoS is also culpable.

  • Iron Maiden

    Katy – no way will Romney be bogged down chasing an ex-president. Guaranteed he’ll be too busy trying to catch all the balls Obama throws into the air as he’s walking out the door. Obama, if he loses, will take revenge on us all by using Executive Order and any means necessary to wipe this country out before he leaves. Hopefully Romney will have prepared for this.

  • Spider

    This just gets worse and worse.

  • Nelle

    I’m inclined toward the theory that Stevens was only supposed to be kidnapped, and then Obama would stage a grand “rescue”, as an October suprise. That would fit with his lack of concern about the attack, and the failure to send help, as well as the lack of adequate protection. But I hate it that I think that. And I hate that tragic photo being used relentlessly. No one who still needs to see it is going to see it here anyway.

  • Calamity Jane

    Jim Hoft…..I am an ultra-conservative….I cannot put into words the disdain I feel seeing Gateway Pundit use the image of the presumed dead Ambassador Christopher Stevens dragged through the streets of Benghazi over and over.

    I worked for over 26 years at one of the big 3 networks as a cameraman. You have seen my images. I’ve been present at these sorts of atrocities as a journalist……I must say that I am disgusted at Gateway Pundit’s use of this horrific photo over and over again. I understand that this image demonstrates the savagery of the extreme Islamic groups and the present administration’s failings, but I must voice concern over the continuous use of this graphic image…..Most other news outlets and blogs have long since started utilizing the late Ambassador’s official photo within follow-up stories. Kindly have some respect for Amb. Stevens’ family.

    I find your repeated use of his horrific final moments to be disgusting and unprofessional.

  • http://mychal-massie.com/premium/ bg

    ++

    i will not link to this post, nor any other that includes that
    deplorable photo that most likely sits on every terrorists
    “infidel kill” alter..

    ==

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  • saveus

    but showing the photo lets everyone know what the savages we are dealing with do day in and day out no matter whether they are called activists or militants or disgruntled workers

    remember daniel pearl and nick berg

  • Linda

    bg and the rest of you are right about not showing this photo any more…I never met this Ambassador…and it hurts me to see to see this photo…I cannot imagine how his family must suffer more by the showing of this picture…

    Please continue to talk about it…but after several times of showing this photo…we too are helping to drag around Stevens’ poor body!

  • olm

    #22 This.

  • katy

    Calamity Jane: You are wrong.

    Much like the Obama admin would like this entire mess swept under the rug, it is those screaming for justice for these men that will and should continue to show the world the horror.

    WE WILL NEVER FORGET!
    The left have done the same thing with 9/11 photos and it is wrong! WE MUST NEVER FORGET. If the graphic photos disappear, so does the outrage and you kiss justice good bye.

  • donh

    YES #13…This information supports the theory Ambassador Stevens was SET UP to be Kidnapped for Obama to use as a bargaining chip to release the Blind Sheik Al Ramadan to Egypt in a prisoner exchange…..Such a master stroke….Obama gets to appease his Muslim Brotherhood friends and avoid scorn at home by manufacturing a fake hostage crisis he gets to solve and look like a successful peace deal maker.. ..,..Only it wasn’t OPTIMAL to his plan the Ambassador put up a better fight than was anticipated and escaped the compound.

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  • USMC Thomas

    SØBama would love for that photograph to disappear.

  • Joanne

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2220153/Christopher-Stevens-Ambassador-pleaded-extra-security-Libya-hours-killed.html

    U.S. military only an hour away, and drones were circling above the Consulate but decided not to mount a rescue attempt.

    Wasn’t Steven’s gay? Obama had two gay lovers executed from his church of 20 years – I wonder if Steven’s was another casualty of Obama’s homosexual past. Why feed Stevens to the wolves? You’ve got to wonder.

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  • Oliver
  • dwdude

    well, looks like it will be former president obama in january. no way he gets away with dodging it…his presidency will collapse under it’s own weight. netanyahu watching obama get his due after total negligence defending our poor ambassador and his three innocent assistants. he has brought nothing but shame to the office of the presidency and absolute disregard for ordinary american citizens. if he would allow this to happen to people he said he respected, just imagine how he would treat you. wait, the guy who did the video, that will be you…

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  • Big Red

    HE WENT TO VEGAS THE NEXT DAY!!! Instead of staying in the White House and figuring out what happened like every other President has done he skips town and goes to a fundraiser.
    Can you imagine if JFK had done this after the Bay of Pigs? Or FDR after Pearl Harbor? Or Reagan after our Libyan embassy was bombed? Of course you can’t. It’s unthinkable that someone could be so uncaring yet it’s all there in black and white. He just doesn’t care.

  • RedStateGal

    Obama is disgusting. He knows no loyalty or honor. We must assume his WH entourage — Axelrod, Jarrett, Carney, Messina, Hillary — likewise have no honor. Every time I see that photo of Amb. Stevens, I feel terrible for the man. I can’t even imagine the horror his parents feel.

  • WIGuy

    Please stop using Ambassador Stevens’s picture in this way. I’m just as upset about this whole Benghazi mess as anyone. But this man died in service to our country. You would never use the picture of a soldier like this. Find some other way to express our outrage, this is over the line.

  • Sasja

    This photo, along with the one showing the bloody fingerprints should be shown until Barry, Hilliary, Panetta, and anyone else involved in these murders are brought to justice. Hanging is too good for them.

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  • http://mychal-massie.com/premium/ bg

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    pro photo sadist bulls_hit artists..

    ==

  • https://twitter.com/_DWRobinson Koozebane

    Frankly, I view the use of Ambassador Steven’s corpse as a vehicle for meme conveyance much the same as I view the use of fallen soldiers by leftists to further their antiwar agenda.

    I think we’re better than they are.

    Aren’t we?

  • 11B3V

    I still contend that the Ambassador is alive in this photo. Dead men don’t hold their head up. If he were dead at the time of this photo it would have been drooping forward, unsupported.

    I fear bad things were done to these men before their deaths.

  • Granny

    #40 October 23, 2012 at 11:30 pm
    WIGuy commented:

    Please stop using Ambassador Stevens’s picture in this way. I’m just as upset about this whole Benghazi mess as anyone. But this man died in service to our country. You would never use the picture of a soldier like this. Find some other way to express our outrage, this is over the line.

    The hell he shouldn’t! What is disrespectful to Christopher Stevens is to allow his horrific death to be swept under the rug. It is disrespectful to allow the Obama regime to get away with their lies about his death.

    Showing his picture is NOT disrespect, it is a reminder of just how horrific this event was and that is necessary. People have exceedingly short memories. That is why we still show pictures of the real but horrific events of the Holocaust 70 years later.

  • Tom63010

    At an Obama rally Obama was heard repeating vote early, vote early, vote early, vote early………………………………………………………………..vote early!

  • Stacy

    I agree – stop using the Ambassador’s photo. Please.

    As to why Obama kept saying the video was the reason for the attack, Diana West has a theory that that essentially was Obama’s plan, because he knew he had a big speech at the UN, where his administration has been working with the Islamists to get our free speech curtailed. Remember what he said? “The future MUST NOT belong to those who slander the prophet of Islam!”. He said this emphatically while referencing the video, like, six times. He saw this attack as a huge opportunity and he went for it. The question is, how did he find out about an obscure video like this? I’m sure he doesn’t have the time – but I’m kind of wondering if one of the Muslim Brotherhood operatives inside the WH isn’t responsible for that piece of the puzzle.

    Diana West’s interview is on Eric Stakelbeck show, “Stakelbeck on Terror”. She’s in the second half of the show, and it is must see viewing, because she also talks about our use of the “February 17th Martyrs Brigade” as a security force INSIDE the Benghazi consulate for the Ambassador and his team. I strongly recommend you watch it:

    http://www.cbn.com/media/player/index.aspx?s=/Archive/News/Stakelbeck_Terror_102312_WS&search=stakelbeckepisodes&p=1&parent=0&subnav=false

  • DaMav

    News reached an Obama White House already in panic over a potential election loss. The collapse of Obama’s house-of-cards foreign policy could cost him the election. The choice was clear: Mislead the American public about the nature of the attack and hope the media would help it blow over. It almost worked.

  • Limousine Barry

    Ah crap, another of my huge lies has been busted!

    Yes, I lied about the Benghazi massacre!

    I lied to the families of the murdered Americans. I lied to the American People. I lied to the world!

    Let me be clear, I blamed the massacre on an California film maker and had him arrested. This guy now has a death warrant hanging over his head. I spit on free speech and the US Constitution! I am sure Bill Ayers agrees!

    My constituents – like Snoop Dogpoop and Bill Ayers – are happy about the Benghazi attack because not one terrorist was killed! But, they are angry about me killing bin Laden! I may lose the Muslim vote!

    You think you probably are thinking: “This 0bama guy is a barefaced liar”, “I can’t trust anything that comes out of him or CNN”, “He has so many media cronies lying for him – he makes Charles Ponzi look good”, “0bama doesn’t belong in the White House – he belongs in jail.” And “I want my 0bama campaign donation refunded!”

    That may be true. But, I have an excuse! I am losing the election and I have to get the Muslim vote!

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  • mg4us

    And to think we had ships 30 minutes away and drones airborne that could have returned fire. . .

    FAILURE OF LEADERSHIP?? or MAYBE OBAMA WANTED ALL WITNESSES KILLED

    Witness to what??. . that OBAMA administration has been funding and arming AL Qaida (yes the ones that attacked us on 9-11 on our homeland) to topple Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Yemen and now Syria and soon Jordan. . .

    For all we know Obama, who was sponsored by Ted Kennedy himself, the Lyin’ of the Senate, was following up unfinished work by Kennedy who was in cahoots with Al Qaida in Iraq while Bush was President. . .

    Don’t forget Kennedy was a pal of the Russians. . .and so is Obama. . .he just needs Putin to give him more time. . . until after election when he will have more flexibility!

  • mg4us

    This is much much worse than Iran-Contra. . . this is the real deal of treason! Especially when a US Ambassador and other Americans are purposely killed.

    When Obama says “not optimal” it is because his plan did not go as planned.

  • Brad

    Are we there yet?
    When Nixon was impeached by the house Aug 1974 senior GOP senators marched up to the White House to tell Nixon he didn’t have the votes in the Senate for final impeachment.
    Time for Senior Dem Senators Durbin, Kerry, Feinstein, Schumer to make that little trek or they may lose their re-election which is all they care about anyways…

  • squeaky

    “This is much much worse than Iran-Contra” the beast is bigger.

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  • mg4us

    Obama Lies . . .Ambassador Dies!!

    This article sums up OBAMA. .our Liar-n-Thief
    http://www.americanthinker.com/2012/10/lies_we_can_believe_in.html

  • http://none tommy mc donnell

    to the people upset about the photo you make a good point about the feelings of the ambassador’s familiy. but this photo completely refutes the administration’s tale of the ambassador being rescued by the lybian people, taken to a hospital, treated and dying eleven hours later. it seems dragging bodies through the streets is an old muslim custom.

  • Hoser

    I don’t like the picture of the dead ambassador with the “Not optimal” overlay.It’s not what I would think Gateway Pundit would approve of.
    I’m quite certain that the readers here are not in need of a shock photograph of a dead American with a catchy sound bite to understand that the president is a liar.
    Hopefully GP will get back to the classy and tasteful headliners that they are known for.

  • frank

    Obama and his administration are a disgrace to AMERICA! He has to GO!!!!!!!!!

  • Not Likely

    BOOM! Our intelligence community does not consider Tweets a solid source.

    Idiots.

  • Not Likely

    “It’s not what I would think Gateway Pundit would approve of.”

    Jim Hoft approves of anything that helps his man Romney. Lying about auto-pens, showing dead Americans, it’s all the same to a dimwitted propagandist wannabe.

  • Not Likely

    “This is much much worse than Iran-Contra”

    Idiot.

  • http://mychal-massie.com/premium/ bg

    ++

    Not Likely

    i while i and others deplore GP’s usage of this specific photo..

    please, come back when you have at least one fact
    to back up either yours, or their, illogical aSSertions..

    thankyouverymuch..

    ==

  • Ron Hudson

    Obama is a RAGHEAD terrorist! He should be tried for treason then HANGED!Same with Hillary.

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    Remember the “October Surprise” theory regarding Benghazi? Check this out…

    That Crazy Benghazi Conspiracy Theory? It Just Got Less Crazy
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