Islamic terrorists attacked the US embassy in Benghazi with rocket propelled grenades and machine gun fire on 9-11. The terrorists were reportedly led by Sufyan Ben Qumu, a former Gitmo detainee.
Libyans dragged the body of US Ambassador Christopher Stevens out of the compound after his murder. Al- Ahram
But there’s more…
After the US Consulate in Benghazi was bombed in April and then bombed in June the Obama Administration bragged, “Our security worked!”
State Department officials said security for the consulate was frequently reviewed and was deemed sufficient to counter what U.S. officials considered to be the most likely threat at the time: a limited hit-and-run attack with rocket-propelled grenades or improvised explosive devices, or IEDs.
There was a string of attacks in Benghazi in the months before Sept. 11, including a June 6 IED explosion outside the consulate compound. “These types of incidents were the ones that were our principal concerns,” a senior State Department official said. Based on the outcome of the June 6 attack, in which a perimeter wall was damaged but no Americans hurt, a second State Department official added: “Our security plan worked.”
It worked swell.
Now we have 4 dead Americans including the Libyan ambassador at that same consulate.