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November 1, 2012 12:45 pm

Arab Media Report Exposes Security Breaches at Benghazi Consulate Only Hours Before Assassination of U.S. Ambassador (VIDEO)

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Still from Alaan report. Photo: MEMRI

According to the Middle East Media Research Institute, a report on Alaan TV, a UAE channel, exposed lax security at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi only hours before Ambassador Christopher Stevens was assassinated in a terror attack on September 11th of this year.

Excerpts from the report posted to MEMRI’s website reveal a series of communications between consulate staff and Libyan officials. At one point in the broadcast the reporter for Alaan says,”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.”

She then continued: “”The Americans, however, were not granted these requests, as was made clear from the letter, dated September 11, just hours before the attack. ‘We are saddened to report that we have only received an occasional police presence at our main gate. Many hours pass when we have no police support at all.'”

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  • For those that want to call this whole investigation a witch hunt, remember that 1) four americans were lost. 2) there were acknowledged problems with security and 3) the public was lied to. Do you not believe that it is the responsibility of our government officials to get to the bottom of it?

  • Why wasn’t this consulate guarded by a force of American troops? Why should we expect to be ‘PROTECTED” by others…especially from nations we know we cannot trust? This defies simple common sense on the part of our State Department.

    • HaDaR

      Such idiocy doesn’t defy Obama’s sense, which has been all geared toward befriending and appeasing muslim fundamentalists; rather than defeating them he has been strengthening them.
      UNFORTUNATELY, though, it did not start with him… Appeasing policies toward Wahhabism (the kind of extreme Islam reigning in Saudi Arabia, financed by Saudi Arabia, and from which ALL THE WORST terrorist organizations stem: Al Qaida, Hamas, Muslim Brotherhood) has been an American heritage since the ’20s (with the Dulles Brothers and ARAMCO: see “The War Against The Jews” by John Loftus), and was given even more thrust by Southern oil men like Johnson & the Bush nazi-oil-crime family…