CIA agents in Benghazi twice asked for permission to help Ambassador Stevens and told to ‘stand down’

James Nye

It has been claimed that CIA agents on the ground during the deadly attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi twice asked for permission to help Ambassador Chris Stevens and twice were told to stand down.

Furthermore sources present during the deadly six-hour assault have said that a desperate last request for military assistance once the CIA themselves came under attack was denied, even though elite counter-terrorism units were only two hours away.

And it has been claimed there was full communication between the CIA annex in Benghazi and the U.S. military, casting further doubts on the Obama administration’s assertion that there wasn’t enough information to deploy forces – deepening the crisis over their handling of the attack on September 11th and its aftermath.

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2 Responses

  1. Reblogged this on yasniger and commented:
    The truth is slowly trickling in about Benghazi.

  2. The Wikipedia entry on the attack on the USS Liberty reads like a whitewash. perhaps the truths will out eventually, but always waaaay to late to be of anything but academic interest — who today really cares whether JFK was hit by a ‘lone nut’ or the victim of a CIA coup? History, it’s all ancient history … and so they get away with it.

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