Congressional report debunks Benghazi conspiracies
Republican led committee on Intelligence on Friday released their latest report on the September 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. The report reveals that the military as well as the CIA acted appropriately during the attacks. The report took two years and hours of work to conclude that the CIA had “ensured sufficient security” and “bravely assisted” the night of attacks that killed four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens. The panel also found no intelligence failure prior to the attacks.
The report concludes that it found no evidence that the military was ordered to “stand down” during the attacks. The report also debunks a series of “conspiracies” that surrounded the aftermath of the attacks; the committee determined that there was no intelligence failure; no delay in sending a CIA rescue team, no missed opportunity for a military rescue, and no evidence the CIA was covertly shipping arms from Libya to Syria. The committee places the blame on the intelligence analysts for determining what the real reason was for the attacks. The report did not conclude that Rice or any other government official acted in bad faith or intentionally misled the American people Read More…
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