Uh oh. Libya saying the Obama administration knew about the potential for violence in Benghazi three days before 9/11

I think the Obama administration has just been caught in a lie regarding their Benghazi claims. Libya is saying that they warned the Obama administration 3 days before the attacks in Benghazi:

UK INDEPENDENT: American diplomats were warned of possible violent unrest in Benghazi three days before the killings of US Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three members of his team, Libyan security officials say.

The claim came as the country’s interim President, Mohammed el-Megarif, said his government had information that the attack on the US consulate had been planned by an Islamist group with links to al-Qa’ida and with foreigners taking part.

However, the American ambassador to the UN, Susan Rice, insisted that the killings had resulted from a demonstration against a film about the Prophet Mohamed, replicating protests in Cairo, which had been “hijacked” and got out of control.

The Independent has reported diplomatic sources who said that the threat of an attack against US interests in the region was known to the US administration 48 hours before it took place. The alert was issued by the State Department’s Bureau of Diplomatic Security, but not made public. A State Department spokesman maintained: “We are not aware of any actionable intelligence indicating that an attack on the US Mission in Benghazi was planned or imminent.”

But President Megarif told the American station National Public Radio: “We firmly believe that this was a pre-calculated, pre-planned attack that was carried out specifically to attack the US Consulate. A few of those who joined in were foreigners who had entered Libya from different directions, some of them definitely from Mali and Algeria.”

A senior official of the biggest militia in Benghazi, the February 17th Brigade, told CNN that he had warned US diplomats of a rapidly deteriorating security situation in Benghazi three days before the attack. “The situation is frightening, it scares us,” he said he had stressed during the meeting. Mr Stevens had been back in Libya for only a short time before US security officials decided it would be safe to make the journey to Benghazi during the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. The British consulate in the city was shut after an ambush of a convoy carrying Dominic Asquith, the UK ambassador, in which his bodyguard were injured. The UN and International Committee of the Red Cross offices had been bombed and there had been a spate of political assassinations.


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  • drphibes

    Will the press call this LibyaGate?

    No, they’ll keep the focus on Romney, the sycophantic scum that they are.

    • We need someone to capture video of Obama…wait we do, but the MSM doesn’t care.

      One idea is to make as many youtube videos as you can splicing the different Obama lines together. Create something.

      • deeme

        Here’s a start since then there are too many….


        • bobemakk

          Great video, if I only knew someone who could post all of them on facebook that would help a great deal and put another nail in Obamas coffin.

          • deeme

            I wish I could help but I don’t do facebook..What would also be nice is if someone would take the time to explain to college kids ,what exactly it is they are voting for, a sytem that is broke, and unsustainable, ,that will someday offer them nothing, when they need it ,even after asking them to deduct it from their checks ,if they are even lucky enough to find a job…because they took the lockbox off to buy voters aka illegals..only country in the World that rewards people for breaking our laws…

    • Don

      The corruption of the mainstream media will only get worse, They exist because the public supports them. If you are a conservative and subscribe to the mainsteam newspapers or watch the mainstream television you cannot complain because you support their lies and and deceptions. If every conservative canceled all subscriptions to the mainstream media they would not exist. You are supporting media that wouldn’t piss on you if you were on fire.

      • Not4TheGimmeParty

        You have a point Don. The problem is though, the media is well aware that they have no staying power, but what they do know is they have been promised taxpayer money to stay afloat once the crap fully hits the fan. Sadly, most of these stations come in a package deal with your television, whether you ever watch them or not.

  • johnos2112

    The media will just say that Libyan intelligence are lying. This is disgraceful!

  • Ryan Mobley

    No worries for dear leader. I am sure the media is already sweeping this under the White House rug.

    • We have to make sure that they don’t sweep it under the rug.

  • This is will engulf the adm…that is why the videos were seen as a lifeline…BUT TO NO AVAIL…over at HotAir there is a link to CNBC/Yahoo from Business Insider…75 percent of all respondents SUPPORT MITT’ REMARKS only 25 percent do not…AGAIN 75 percent Support Mitt’s Remarks….As Rush said a GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY FOR MITT!!!

    People do not like freeloaders not matter how you say it…they do not!!

    Oh and the NYT has released the WHOLE VIDEO from the Fund Raiser…no more little parts to release that they miscalculated would hurt Mitt…this is blowing up on the liberals…people are agreeing with Mitt and now what does the left do? This October Surprise was released early to stop talking the ME…then the one Video Mitt blows that up with the truth about Palestinians and here we are back to ME with Obama Adm stuck with some serious explaining to do over Libya!!

    • las1

      Yeah… I also wondered about the snippets released. Be interesting to see what the whole video says that would put Romney in an even more favorable light.

    • deeme

      You don’t want this to get out ,whoever came up with it will be sued for making O look bad..Yes I like the undercover Mitt even better then the out in the open one..

  • Well, you can’t warn someone who hasn’t been in any Intelligiance meetings, now can you?

  • Orangeone

    Yeah, about a video that had been on You Tube for months? I think not. Crickets from the MSM.

  • las1

    It’s quite the different story how the Independent spins Steven’s death. They say:

    Mr Stevens was separated from his protection team during the attack. He was found, it is thought unconscious, by locals who took him to hospital where, doctors said, he died from smoke inhalation.

    I guess they selectively didn’t watch the video of Steven’s body being dragged over a threshold onto the floor to screaming Muslim hordes shouting Allah Akbar. It was the same scene reminiscent of Khadafi’s capture and brutalization.

    “he was found” indeed.

    • poljunkie

      The reports that they did unspeakable acts to him before taking him thru the streets make me sick. AND to think this entire episode could have been avoided makes me nearly unglued.

  • demographicallychallenged

    Lies, Lies and more Lies. All of the major media outlets and now Al-Qaeda(SP?) say the unrest is over the movie just made public(been out for three months). We need four more years of transparency. I will go take my meds now! Thank You

  • Aikalo80

    Yes, they want us to believe that americans died and all this was because of some movie.

  • poljunkie

    Ambassador Stevens seemed like an all around standup good guy trying to make a difference.

    He deserved better, as did those in his circle who were also killed.

    Obama/Hilary have blood on their hands.

  • Joe

    I guess the British and Lybian press is not on the PAYROLL yet!

    • NYGino

      Joe, you’re being cynical, no? You’re not implying, no you’re not insinuating…can’t be…how can you possibly think that the person occupying our White House is, is… no Joe, how can you possibly imply such a slanderous, criminal, traitorous….no, what in the world would make you even entertain such thoughts? Have you taken leave of your faculties to even, no, no it can’t be.

      • Joe

        You – You – You’re very good – You

    • E. Lee Zimmerman

      Well, to be fair, there have been solid press outlets in the UK on our side for quite some time.

      • Joe

        I know

        That’s my best source

        They have been there and done that!

  • WordsFailMe

    They bitch slapped that halfman, half woman, plumed Corey from NJ and he got back into the traces like a whipped dog. Mayor Koch, pulled his head out of his ass for about ten seconds before the Obamerrhoids, grabbed his foul red snoot and twisted it and Koch re-committed himself to overseeing the loading of Jews on rail cars.

    Let’s see the Preezy o’bonehead try something with a man who probably has faced the men he’s killed, unlike this Presdsididn’t Welfare Scum who has his little flambos and fluffer/bouncers in Chicago Bath Houses handle his little sticky, leftover thingies.

    The President of Libya is about to do a little homo-side on the prancing Cock Roach and his UN, butt licking bitch. Actually Libya has a pretty nice ceremony for an outgoing president. Maybe they could do some consulting or coaching.

    • Hmm. For some reason, I get this feeling that words aren’t failing you. LMAO!

  • They must really really dislike POTUS to expose his BS. It must be that winning personality…..ya know, the one that Bloomberg said was arrogant unlike anything he’s ever seen (paraphrasing). No matter the issue, people don’t like the guy…..except for the slobbering fools in the media. Olympic bid, sorry, GTFO Chicago. Muslim world would change as soon as he was elected was another whopper of a megalomaniacal statement.

    An ace up our sleeve. Obama’s touch (opposite of the Midas touch).

  • poljunkie

    I wonder if this news will impact Obamas big night tonight where he hopes to raise 4 million dollars while partying with Beyonce’ and Jay Z.

    • Joe

      What news?

      I didn’t hear anything

      Did I miss something?

      Where am I

      Why am I here anyway

      Who are you?

      • poljunkie

        Slap slap.

        Joe, come in Joe.

        • Joe


          I took off my foil hat to take a shower

          AND —- BAM they got to me for a moment!

          Sorry !

  • Romney was just on Cavuto…did very well…He said he believes 100 percent of Americans would do better under his policies but there are those that believe a bigger governnment is the answer…he was excellent talking about the Founding Fathers and he believes people are the deciders not government and he believes in freedom and liberty EXCELLENT…he also addressed what I thought people lump seniors in this 47 percent…BS…Romney said MANY SENIORS play income taxes…AMEN!! and they are more worried about the 716 billion Obama is cutting from Medicare for Obamacare…SPOT ON!!

    He hammered Obama over the last four years with poverty, jobs, income, food stamps and more…very good!

    Mitt stood by his remarks and said there are people who will not vote for me because they want a bigger intrusive government…HE NAILED IT! He believes in the individual Obama the government…excellent!

  • 911Infidel

    O’Dumbo doesn’t like bad news so he avoids any reports of same. Obama’s negligence borders on the suicidal. Obama is a rank ameteur on foreign policy anyways. He still thinks that multiculturalist drivel that he learned in academia has application in the real world. Yeah he’s that delluded. Hillary is no better. Susan Rice is just as moronic. All of them do what leftist third-graders always do: they lie and divert to cover up their mistakes.These lies are what passes for truth in the enemedia. I don’t think enough rubes are left anymore to win an election. The door is open, the cover is off and the man behind the curtain has been exposed.

  • E. Lee Zimmerman

    This is pretty sad. It looks like there’s solid evidence to show the US was warned three days before, and I was just reading an article that indicates intelligence services were aware of the planned attacks 24 hours before they took place … and still no calls for an investigation.

  • Our ambassadors should have been ready and had adequate security for anything on the anniversary of 9/11. Under Obama’s watch Chris Stevens was the first American ambassador to have been killed since Adolph Dubs died in Afghanistan in 1979 during the Carter presidency, yet the media is obsessed about Romney’s 47% comment.

  • Looks like a cover up due to the arms Obama admin. gave to the Libyan rebels, a.k.a. Al Queda. Has anyone asked what arms were used in the attack? Were they American? Looks like this is much worse than Iran-Contra, because we knew that most of the rebels in Libya were Al Queda. Great job, Obama!

    Glenn Beck this morning talked about a possible mission the ambassador may have been on to search for missing weapons. Interesting.

  • deeme

    I’m looking forward to him explaining this tonight on Meet the Press, oh I mean Letterman…Maybe they can sit around and make fun of G.W. for actually doing his job..like they did last time..

  • MaroonRepublic

    Thank goodness for the press in the UK.

  • sue-marie

    This is a no brainer, people…..when an Ambassador travels W/O security…he obviously does NOT know he will be in danger or his boss says your on your own which both happen to be true. Obama gives Jarrett protection but is unconcerned if our people abroad serving their country is safe. Not ONLY are they not protected but then Obama LIES about his incompetence. Look….when you vote a community organizer..this is what you get. All those that voted for him got snookered and now has a heavy burden to bear due to his incompetence. Thank God I didn’t…I can sleep tonight with a clear conscience. Do the right thing now…vote for the “other guy” this time.

  • Sober_Thinking



    …caught in another LIE you have got to be kidding. Romney / Ryan 2012 LANDSLIDE VICTORY with out a doubt .”

  • Here’s an interesting take on the situation..I found it rather intriguing and quite plausible… take it for what it’s worth… Enjoy! 🙂


  • DCGere

    Man, I feel so badly for those that died and continue to serve under this CIC. Disgraceful.

  • Caught in a lie? Just put an m in front of the a and ny at the end, and that is the word to describe our great one.

  • Is_Sense_Common

    What?!?! Barry & the gang LIED to the American people?!? Well… I, I, I just can’t believe that!

    How completely sad and pathetic is it that we actually find LIBYA more believable than our own POTUS?!?! (shakes head and walks away…)

  • stage9

    Doesn’t Libya get it yet? Obama has the final word. If he said he didn’t know, reality must readjust itself and confirm it.


  • Not4TheGimmeParty

    This is no shocker–but the fact that this administration has once again forgone the safety of Americans to further an agenda means that once we get them out of office, we don’t declare it is over. Obama likes to “punish his enemies”, so I am sure he will understand that as an enemy of the U.S., he should be punished. It will be under a concept he isn’t familiar with as he excepts himself from it, but it’s called the law.

  • Jay

    Don’t worry, 0. The msm will cover for you.

  • bongobear

    Obama and Hillary lied? I’m stunned.

  • bobemakk

    Of course he knew, he is a notorious liar.