Obama's #epicfail: America 'was warned of embassy attack but did nothing'
Maybe if this epic failure of a President wasn't skipping over half of his daily intel meetings, maybe lives would have been saved. During 2011 and the first half of 2012, Obama's attendance at Presidential Daily Brief (PDB) — the meeting at which he is briefed on the most critical intelligence threats to the country.became even less frequent — was just over 38%. George W. Bush almost never missed his daily intelligence meeting.
Washington Post 911 (before the attacks) had this: PostScript: Thiessen, Obama and the daily intel briefings
By Rachel Manteuffel
Another 9/11 is upon us, and fittingly, one of the most-read stories on WashingtonPost.com is Marc Thiessen’s opinion/news jam about President Obama missing more than half of the daily intelligence briefings arranged for his benefit.
The enemedia, in the greatest act of perfidy in American history, is covering up, misleading and deceiving the American people in their furious campaign to re-elect the most dangerous President in American history.
"Revealed: inside story of US envoy's assassination" Independent
Exclusive: America 'was warned of embassy attack but did nothing'
The killings of the US ambassador to Libya and three of his staff were likely to have been the result of a serious and continuing security breach, The Independent can reveal.
American officials believe the attack was planned, but Chris Stevens had been back in the country only a short while and the details of his visit to Benghazi, where he and his staff died, were meant to be confidential.
The US administration is now facing a crisis in Libya. Sensitive documents have gone missing from the consulate in Benghazi and the supposedly secret location of the "safe house" in the city, where the staff had retreated, came under sustained mortar attack. Other such refuges across the country are no longer deemed "safe".
Some of the missing papers from the consulate are said to list names of Libyans who are working with Americans, putting them potentially at risk from extremist groups, while some of the other documents are said to relate to oil contracts.
According to senior diplomatic sources, the US State Department had credible information 48 hours before mobs charged the consulate in Benghazi, and the embassy in Cairo, that American missions may be targeted, but no warnings were given for diplomats to go on high alert and "lockdown", under which movement is severely restricted. (...)