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The Obama Administration: An Unholy Mess

by Candace Salima, Senior Contributor, US Daily Review
posted on 29 October 2012

On September 11, 2012 the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya was attacked. The consulate staff immediately enacted emergency protocol. A flurry of emails were sent to the State Department pleading for rescue. Email after email was sent by the consulate staff ensconced in the safe rooms, while RPGs were being fired into the consulate by terrorists. The State Department chose not to respond, leaving Ambassador Chris Stevens, consulate staff member and former Air Force Captain Sean Smith, and other members of the staff to fend for themselves.

A short distance away, at a CIA safehouse, agents were requesting permission to intervene at the consulate and safe the people inside. They asked for permission to offer aid to the besieged consulate, but were denied. Former U.S. Navy SEAL, Tyrone Woods and at least four others ignored orders and raced to the consulate. Under fire, they rescued the Americans remaining at the consulate and recovered the body of Sean Smith. Ambassador Chris Stevens was already missing by the time they arrived.

They returned to the CIA annex and reported what they’d found and again asked for support. Again they were denied. Read More >>

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