Penguin: Close Overhead Photograph of US “Consulate” in Benghazi — Looks More Like a CIA Villa

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In no way does this look like a consulate. Rather, it looks like a high end CIA villa.  Bearing in mind image comes from Fox, needs validation, but it seems authentic.

Exclusive: Security officials on the ground in Libya challenge CIA account

Adam Housley

Fox News, 3 November 2012

Despite a carefully narrated version of events rolled out late this week by the CIA claiming agents jumped into action as soon as they were notified of calls for help in Benghazi, security officials on the ground say calls for help went out considerably earlier — and signs of an attack were mounting even before that.

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The accounts, from foreign and American security officials in and around Benghazi at the time of the attack, indicate there was in fact a significant lag between when the threat started to show itself and help started to arrive.

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Phi Beta Iota:  If validated, this photograph shows that the consulate is not, as most would assume, in a high-density urban area.  From a military point of view, this is a piece of cake for a helo evacuation and/or a curtain of fire.  This looks more and more like a mix of incompetent CIA operations and inattentive political appointees detached from reality.

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