Tue Oct 9, 2012, 02:48 PM
louis-t (16,557 posts)
US officer got no reply to cables asking more security for Benghazi
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. security officer formerly stationed in Libya has told lawmakers he sent two cables to the State Department requesting more security agents for the American mission in Benghazi but received no response.
Nordstrom told lawmakers that Patrick Kennedy, the under secretary of state for management, issued a "decision memo" in December 2011 requiring that the Benghazi post be manned with five diplomatic security agents, but that it usually had only three or four.
Read more: http://news.yahoo.com/us-officer-got-no-reply-cables-asking-more-174539222.html
Sorry folks, 2 more 'security agents' at the site would not have stopped the attack.
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