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#Benghazi: CIA polygraphing witnesses to keep them from talking?

Posted by: Phineas on August 2, 2013 at 1:27 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Late yesterday, CNN and journalist Jake Tapper (1) broke jaw-dropping news about the Benghazi massacre, in which four Americans died. First came the revelation that the consulate and the CIA annex were headquarters for around 35 people, many of them CIA operatives. In addition to the four killed, seven were reported injured, some severely. I […]

 

9-11 Truthers Ed Asner, Martin Sheen urge Oscar voters to shun “Zero Dark Thirty”

Posted by: ST on January 15, 2013 at 3:21 pm » 10 Comments

The NYT’s Carpetbagger blog reports on a growing movement of stuffy, clueless liberal Hollywood elitists who are taking the rare – and controversial – step of urging Oscar voters to not vote for the movie Zero Dark Thirty – which roughly documented how the US eventually found and killed the 9-11 instigator and mastermind Osama […]

 

Benghazi Consulate Massacre: questions about the CIA’s mission there

Posted by: Phineas on November 13, 2012 at 5:30 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas One of the interesting revelations in all the tawdry news surrounding former CIA Director Petraeus’ affair with Paula Broadwell (1) concerns the mission of the CIA annex in Benghazi, the location to which diplomats were whisked after the consulate was overrun and where two former SEALs lost their lives defending them. According […]

 

Holder in hot water yet again thanks to #Petraeus affair scandal

Posted by: ST on November 12, 2012 at 7:57 pm » 14 Comments

Via Fox News: Attorney General Eric Holder was notified in late summer that then-CIA Director David Petraeus’ name had surfaced in the FBI probe that ultimately uncovered Petraeus’ affair, raising questions about whether Holder would have — or should have — informed President Obama. According to the administration’s version of events, the president did not […]

 

Benghazi Consulate Massacre: lawmakers briefed on al Qaeda role two days after the attack

Posted by: Phineas on October 29, 2012 at 1:01 pm » 5 Comments

**Posted by Phineas And yet the White House and its spokespeople maintained for weeks afterward that the attack on September 11th was the result of a mob demonstrating against a video, a spontaneous “happening,” like a 60s love-in. They went so far as to have our UN Ambassador, Susan Rice, proclaim this on all five […]

 

#Benghazi Consulate Massacre: Petraeus throws Obama under the bus

Posted by: Phineas on October 26, 2012 at 6:39 pm » 17 Comments

**Posted by Phineas I’ve said before the intelligence community will not play the sap for Obama. And now The Weekly Standard reports (via JWF) that CIA Director Petraeus has thrown his boss under the bus: Breaking news on Benghazi: the CIA spokesman, presumably at the direction of CIA director David Petraeus, has put out this statement: “No one […]

 

#Benghazi Consulate Massacre: CIA refused help?

Posted by: Phineas on October 26, 2012 at 1:23 pm » 10 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Message from the Obama Administration to all overseas personnel: If you get into a jam, the cavalry isn’t coming: 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 […]

 

Special Ops and Intelligence professionals to Obama: “Shut up!”

Posted by: Phineas on August 16, 2012 at 1:01 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Several times in the past, I’ve gone off on the Obama administration for seeking domestic political advantage by revealing military and intelligence secrets: when it comes to our struggles with al Qaeda and Iran, national security takes a back seat to the president’s reelection efforts. Spiking the ball after bin Laden’s assassination […]

 

The foiled bomb plot: great news, but…

Posted by: Phineas on May 9, 2012 at 1:11 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas On the one hand, this is great news: We infiltrated Al Qaeda’s Arabian subsidiary [AQAP] and kept a lot of people from being killed, while at the same time delivering flaming justice to one of the masterminds of the attack on the USS Cole: The CIA takedown of an Al Qaeda plot […]

 

The mission to get Osama bin Laden

Posted by: Phineas on August 2, 2011 at 1:01 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Bar none, the most riveting article you’ll read this week. The New Yorker’s Nicholas Schmidle interviewed principals involved in the raid to kill that porn-addicted medieval psychopath bin Laden –including members of SEAL Team 6– and put together an account of the mission from planning stages to aftermath that you won’t be […]