Mini-Me: Benghazi All CIA, State Off the Hook?

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CIA’s response to Benghazi attack under scrutiny

Agence France Press, 4 November 2012

The US Benghazi mission was essentially a CIA operation instead of a diplomatic post, and most staff worked for the spy agency.

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Phi Beta Iota:  This makes a lot of sense and goes a long toward toward explaining, if true, why State was unconcerned and why Pentagon was caught by surprise.  The Wild Card is the Ambassador and whether a major arms transfer was going down.  Attacking a known CIA base is a completely different proposition from attacking a legitimate working US consulate probably not needed at all in Benghazi.

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