Sunday, November 3, 2013

Is The U.S. State Department Smearing Benghazi Whistleblowers?

Exclusive: Benghazi Whistleblower Says He Was Smeared -- Daily Beast

A leaked memo appears to undermine significant details in a new book from a witness to the embassy attacks. But its alleged author tells The Daily Beast he didn't write it. Plus, new pictures from the compound.

The Benghazi whistleblower whose new book details massive security failures in the run-up to the September 11, 2012 attacks denies he wrote an incident report made public this week that undermines key details in his memoir.

The debate over the Obama administration’s actions before and after the attack on the U.S. mission was reignited following an Oct. 27 60 Minutes report featuring an interview with Morgan Jones, a pseudonym for a British security contractor who trained and advised the local Libyan guard force for the U.S. mission in Benghazi. Jones’s book, The Embassy House, was released two days later and contains a firsthand account of his time in Benghazi and his actions during the series of attacks that resulted in the death of four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens.

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My Comment: If this was one isolated incident .... I would give the benefit of the doubt to the U.S. government. But The U.S. administration's response to the Bengahzi attack has been anything but forthcoming and accurate. and these actions fit into their pattern of targeting whistle blowers who may embarrass the White House.

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