CIA: We Didn’t Ask for Help During Benghazi Attack

Posted by on Nov 15, 2012 at 8:46 am

When the CIA’s acting director, Michael Morell, testifies Thursday before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, he is expected to say that the agency never requested Europe-based special operations teams, specialized Marine platoons, or armed drones on the night of the Sept. 11 attack in Benghazi, Libya, according to a senior U.S. intelligence official.

The disclosure may put an end to one line of inquiry into the Benghazi affair about why reinforcements from the region were not sent on the night of the attack. “Assistance from the U.S. military was critical, and we got what we requested,” the senior U.S. intelligence official said.

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One Response to “CIA: We Didn’t Ask for Help During Benghazi Attack”

  1. John Scotus on 16/16/12 at 5:53 am

    At this point, with this blizzard of administration lies, stone walling, and attempts to distract attention, who knows what the real truth is? Certainly, everything Morell says should be taken with a huge grain of salt.