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Cables: Amb. Stevens Worried about Libya Security Threats Prior to Consulate Attack

Posted by FactReal on October 19, 2012

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The House Oversight Committee demands answers from White House:

Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa and National Security Subcommittee Chairman Jason Chaffetz today sent President Obama a letter and 166 pages of documents [see below] related to security threats and the process of ‘normalization’ in Libya. The letter requests that the White House respond to questions about its role in the controversial decision to have the U.S. diplomatic mission in Libya pursue a course of ‘normalization’ that was intended to help create the perception of success in Libya and contrast it to U.S. operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.

The House Oversight Committee sent to Obama:
Letter to Obama – Oct. 19, 2012
Cables from Amb. Stevens and security officers to the State Dept.
Photos of consulate and the attack

Fox News reported today: “Documents show Stevens worried about Libya security threats, Al Qaeda before consulate attack”

U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens and the security officers assigned to protect him repeatedly sounded alarms to their superiors in Washington about the intensifying lawlessness and violence in Eastern Libya, where Stevens ultimately died.

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