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Benghazi Update: CIA Operators Requested Permission to Help During Embassy Attack, All Were Denied

The Benghazi story continues to take sickening turns, as we find out today that CIA Operators repeatedly asked to intervene, but were repeatedly denied.  FOX News has more… Fox News has learned from sources who were on the ground in Benghazi that an urgent request from the CIA annex for military back-up during the attack on the U.S. consulate and subsequent attack several hours later on the annex itself was denied by the CIA chain of command — who also told the CIA operators twice to “stand down” rather than help the ambassador’s team when shots were heard at approximately […]

Libya Update: Numerous Requests for Increased Security Denied

In the unfolding Libya story, it appears that the Embassy staff in Libya repeatedly requested increases in security, and all were denied. Gateway Pundit has more… The AP reported: American diplomats in Libya made repeated requests for increased security for the consulate in Benghazi and were turned down by officials in Washington, leaders of a House committee said Tuesday. In a letter to Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Chairman Darrell Issa and Rep. Jason Chaffetz said their information came from “individuals with direct knowledge of events in Libya.” Issa, R-Calif. and Chaffetz, R-Utah said the Sept. 11 attack in Benghazi that […]