ARAB MEDIA Leaks Sensitive US Documents From Benghazi Consulate – US Officials Pleaded For More Security

It took the FBI several days to reach Benghazi and investigate the 9-11 terrorist attacks that left four Americans dead.
The FBI stayed for three hours.
They left behind several sensitive documents that were later scooped up by regional media outlets.

Today, Alaan TV, a UAE channel, revealed that letters found inside the consulate, written by the U.S. Consular staff and addressed to the Libyan Foreign Ministry and the Benghazi police chief, revealed security breaches at the consulate.

MEMRI reported:
“The Letters Read As Follows: ‘Early This Morning, On September 11… A Member Of The [Libyan] Police Force Was Seen… Photographing The Inside Of The U.S. Consulate'”

Here is the translated report from Alaan TV:

There’s more:
“The Letters Revealed That Since September 9, The Americans Had Been Requesting Special Security Arrangements In Preparation For Arrival Of Ambassador Chris Stevens” – But That These “Were Not Granted”

Reporter: “The letters revealed that since September 9, the Americans had been requesting special security arrangements, in preparation for the arrival of Ambassador Chris Stephens to Benghazi. These arrangements included the police guarding the front and rear gates of the consulate around the clock, in addition to a mobile patrol and a bomb-sniffing dog.

Read the rest at MEMRI.

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  • Keep it coming Mr. Hoft!

    The United States of America is at a crossroads, bigger than any other thing, is how America responds to her Military in trouble. The left is actually saying this is all ‘conspiracy’ and that the right is using it for politics. SHAME ON THEM. dem, rep, left, right, I DON’T CARE about any crappy political agenda… I care about 4 United States of America Citizens who were left to die a horrific death, alone and without help from the Nation they served.

  • Granny

    Strange. The penciled names in the upper right corner are not the usual way that the federal government keeps copies of anything.

  • DavidD

    It’s a sad commentary on the state of the media in the US when Arab media get the jump on them.

  • DesRoc

    ..and I question what ‘all’ [aside from personal family messages]was written in the 7-pg hand written hard cover journal discovered by CNN in the charred ruins of an unsecured “crime site”.. Clinton was upset over the find and use by CNN..but again the site evidence was not under protection. “Being left behind” is realized if you might be CIA/spy matters; It would be illegal ‘constitution’ and damaging in foreign affairs for Obama Admin to have an ambassador as a CIA agent. My ‘armchair’ view only.

  • dwdude

    looks like mob setup, then government coverup

  • donh

    The absurdity of looking out your window in braod daylight and there is a small advance team of terrorists drawing chalk marks for targeting mortar fire and pacing footsteps to measure distances.

  • Oliver

    FNC: “Hoboken NJ residents begging for help”

    I wonder if Obama will tell Fema to “stand down” and let them die like he did to the ‘folks’ in Benghazi?

  • Adirondack Patriot

    Jesus Harold Christ.

    A diplomatic pouch was left behind? Secret documents? What has reached Iran?

    What else is going to come out through the Arab press?

    How many Libyans who cooperated with the U.S. are now dead?

    This is disastrous.

  • befuddled

    If added security was denied up and down the chain, why the hell did Stevens go there on 9/11 of all days? 9/11 is still considered a holiday, why did he choose to put himself and the people around him at risk by going to Bhengazi, especially knowing that security measures were not in place?

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  • dba_vagabond_trader

    Ya know, I seriously doubt the real FBI ever showed up there.

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  • Freddy

    How can the US msm recover from their massive shift to one party propaganda?

    ABC, CBS, and NBC news should be FOREVER shunned by everyone.

  • [email protected]

    I’m usually not easy prey for conspiracy theories, but I must say I am starting to wonder if the kidnapping-the ambassador-to-trade-for-the blind-sheik-per-obathturd-buddy-Egyptian-muzzie bro’hood-mohammad-morsi’s-promise may be true.

    The CIC failures were cowardly and incompetent even by the grossly incompetent and cowardly obathturd standards.

    Nobody is asking WHY?

  • PegLeg

    Come on people, I heard Hillarity say she has 60,000 employees and it is a dangerous job! Hell, that should be explaination enough!

  • FurryGuy

    #13 November 1, 2012 at 4:13 pm
    Freddy commented:

    How can the US msm recover from their massive shift to one party propaganda?

    ABC, CBS, and NBC news should be FOREVER shunned by everyone.

    The news outlets are kept active by the money the networks derive from selling ad time on their “entertainment” offerings. Starve the beasts directly at the source, don’t watch the networks, PERIOD.

    I stopped watching networks shows over a decade ago and haven’t missed a thing. It was trash and filth then, from the previews I am exposed to in passing it has only become worse.

  • Tempers (and with them, utter nasty hatefulness) is really flaring up lately, I imagine it will only get worse these next five or more days. Spent most of today reading through comments on the blogs and news sites of the left. The disgusting verbal attacks on republicans, fox news, the right, conservatives, etc… is unreal! I am sick to my soul today reading the hate. This Nation needs A LOT of help.

  • A_Nonny_Mouse

    Gee, now that some of the “pesky details” about Benghazi are going international, do you suppose the Professional Journalists of the Alphabet Media might start covering this story??

    Ooops, no, wait, I forgot: they will keep on ignoring Benghazi-gate for at least another week(at the very earliest) because “it’s right before the election” and it’s SOOO IMPORTANT to avoid “politicizing” the incredible fecklessness of The Current Administration (whose water they’ve been slavishly carrying for nigh on to four years, now).

    [As far as I’m concerned, the MSM –as it’s presently operating– is as useless to the American people as the proverbial bicycle is to that proverbial fish…]

  • lizzy84

    oBama has NO foreign policy other than to bow down to the ones who are killing us. Was it his intent to use our Ambassador as a trade off to get other muslims out of prison? He is a liar to the core. A fake to the max. And a disgrace to our country…as well as anyone who stands with him on the massacre in Benghazi.

    Stay on it, Jim Hoft.

  • Kim

    Forgive my ignorance but I thought the FBI only got involved in domestic investigations or is because the embassy is considered U.S. soil that becomes a domestic investigation? Is the CIA investigating any of this or were they told to ‘stand down’ too?

  • Big Al

    I guess #2 is suggesting these docs are fake. Even if they are I simply can’t believe the press has absolutely no interest in investigating this and are giving the regime a complete pass. They desperately want Obama reelected and are willing to let criminal dereliction of duty go covered up and unpunished.Simply astonishing!!!

  • Big Al

    ….except, of course, the intrepid journalists at Fox News, but, unfortunately they have been marginalized by the alinskyites in the MSM.

  • owl

    #1 I think we agree because this incident makes me cry when I think about the guys waiting and thinking someone would come help. Makes me sick to my stomach. It is one thing to volunteer for war and be killed/maimed for even mistakes. This is a completely different kettle of fish. This is sick and unAmerican.

    We disagree when they say it is political. I say H*** YES!

    I have been waiting and praying that someone would turn around when they said this and shout what I just said. Of course it is political. We Americans deserve to have a CIC that would never participate in such as this. This is sick. It is a political murder coverup. Obama is engaging in a POLITICAL COVERUP, made possible by people who call themselves journalists.

    I have been waiting for some brave group of ELECTED officials to get together as a group and call Obama and his media out on their POLITICAL COVERUP stall. Enough.

    Who has the right to say that the public do not deserve the truth on something this important before a presidential election? Half the people already voted and we allow this to happen??????????? From what I have seen, this president needs to be sitting in the defendant’s chair instead of the judge.

  • Glenn G

    #2 (granny) – you obviously have no knowledge of how government communicates and keeps, maintains, and even destroys records. I’ve done alot of FIA request (Freedom of Inofrmation Requests) over the years and pencil markings and notations and all that are EXTREMELY common.

  • #23 owl … agreed

    According to Jennifer Griffin, Natl Security Correspondent: Counterterrorism group not convened during Libya attack … on Special Report with Bret Baier a few minutes ago

  • bg


    in the meantime, inch by foot by yard by
    mile seems to have the momentum.. /s/


  • owl

    #25 I heard Jennifer but can’t compute what all that means. Did you get it?

    Did this have to do with immediate action or a group going later?

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  • lizzy84

    The very definition of insanity:

    The State Department Inspector General’s office has drawn up plans to conduct several reviews of the State Department’s handling of embassy security and the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, including a review of the State Department’s own internal review.


  • mahoneybee

    I believe Stevens went to Benghazi on very important dispatch or he would not have been there on 9/11. Arms? Prisoner exchange? Things went bad & he found himelf with no protection from the cowards who sent him there. Arming the enemy or trying to pull off some heroic shenanigans to maneuver Obama’s group into favorable light for the election. Things didn’t go as planned. Current admin tries to hide the whole mess under BS story & act as if it’s no big deal. If it wasn’t for CNN recovering documents and FOX News dogged investigation, we wouldn’t know squat about this. KUDOS to the reporters, Mr. Wood for speaking up, and the members of congress who are demanding the release of documents.

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  • squeaky

    an interview with Aaron Vaughan’s father – Aaron was a seal who was onboard the helicopter that was shot down by taliban…..seal team 6.
    [A 3 1/2-hour firefight under way and our chopper flew in with an AC-130 gunship in the air, two H-64s and they were not allowed to give any pre-assault fire. They landed the chopper like it was landing at Wal-Mart even though a firefight was underway.
    When the chopper was shot down, neither were the AC-130 or the two AH-64s allowed to take out the savages who fired the RPGs because they were standing on a tower. And under the rules of engagement, they didn’t know if there might be friendlies in the building. These rules of engagement are criminal for our warriors.]

  • oldguy

    This is not your fathers FBI.

  • P. Aaron

    FOREIGN MEDIA: doing the job the American media won’t do.

  • bg


    “Act of Terror”

    Leaks, Lies, Libya…Lack of Leadership

    October 29, 2012

    The Right Question Is – “Why?”

    by Mychal Massie

    [The question is not why did Obama, et al, move to cover up and obfuscate the circumstances surrounding the attack.

    The question is why was Stevens allowed to be killed and why were Smith, Woods and Doherty allowed to become collateral fatalities? That is the question we need answered. That is the question that the media isn’t asking.]

    October 30, 2012

    Why Was Security Stripped in Benghazi?

    by Clare Lopez

    [Whatever the thinking that left a U.S. mission abroad so undefended that
    it practically constituted an open invitation to Al-Qaeda, and then, in cold
    blood, refused to launch military support in defense of Americans fighting
    and dying to defend U.S. sovereign territory from jihadi assault, the cover-
    up is fast becoming the worse failure. It is time for administration leaders,
    from the president on down, to explain both their actions and their failures
    to act.

    and that, as you know, is just a drop
    in the proverbial ObamaGate bucket..


  • #27 owl, I understood it to mean that they were available, ready and on stand by, but were not called to go in.

  • obamas watergate!

    I don’t see how he has the nerve to show his face. He shows no remorse. I can’t stand to look at him what a mouse. Makes me want to throw up! Lets see he has sent them a drone,bowed down to terrorists, apoligzed for a video to the WORLD, leaked top secrets, Ambassador killed, border agent killed, Ft Hood 13 killed. I heard he built a mosque on the white house grounds, and no one ever sees his text messages. I do not trust him or Jarrett. They are planted and they do not want to leave or give up their power! I just do not know why anyone anyone would support a man who did not defend his troops!! As they begged begged begged for help! I just can’t breathe thinking of those young men all of them–as they watched live on tv! OMG! They are sick sick sick!

    I can’t stand to see obama signs-or see him on tv all of them traitors! Hollywood swine ABC, NBC, CBS! its the editors who tell the journalists what they can’t investigate! And its the CEOS who own the editors!! Shame on them shame! He is giving away America to the UN! How could the Clintons do this? They ALL out right lied! Carney, Jarrett, Rice, Obama all of them!! Liars! Traitors!!! I am so embarrassed and ashamed that these people are sitting in the white house! No class NONE! And all the money they just threw out the window that New Jersey or NYC could use right now–they must be put in prison! Charges on all of them!!!!

  • wtd


    “. . .Arming the enemy or trying to pull off some heroic shenanigans to maneuver Obama’s group into favorable light for the election. Things didn’t go as planned. Current admin tries to hide the whole mess under BS story & act as if it’s no big deal. . .” -Mahoneybee

    Not exactly. Recall this administrations openly declared adaptation of Alinsky strategy . . .

    ‘never let a crisis go to waste’.

    This administration knew they were in serious trouble as soon as the demise of the Ambassador became evident and made global headlines. Hillary conveniently opted to veil/conceal the Libya situation with her aiding and abetting OIC/UN efforts at instituting global sharia compliant speech/blasphemy limitations . . .utilizing a film clip which a small number of viewers accessed before and up to 9/11/2012 and which origins may have CIA fingerprints all over it given details about the players involved which were revealed by Walid Shoebat.

  • Linda

    #32 November 1, 2012 at 6:54 pm
    squeaky commented:

    …These rules of engagement are criminal for our warriors.]



    I pray Romney will change them!

  • valerie
  • Linda

    I don’t believe there was suppose to be any prisoner exchange because when Tyrone Woods went into the consulate Ambassador Stevens was already mortally injured…

    If they wanted him as a prisoner…they would of taken him immediately…and certainly not attack him and leave him!

  • kato

    Yeah, we’ll probably get more solid information from the Arab media than from the liberal asskissers in the U.S.

  • VeritasLiberabit2012

    @ Teach X3 – you have a stronger stomach than I. I can’t abide wallowing in the swamp, but you are right we as a country really are in trouble. You want to make a conservative angry, tell them a lie – you want to make a liberal angry, tell them the truth. Bingo.


    Enough has been leaked by various sources that we know Obama, perhaps with Stevens help, had been running weapons to Al Qaeda.

    It had been reported early on that papers and documents were left behind. I doubt anyone from the Government has been there since going to pick of the bodies.

    This is one of the best videos on this story that I’ve seen so far…