Could Amb. Stevens' death have been prevented?
Peter Johnson, Jr. weighs in
- Duration 3:29
- Date Sep 17, 2012
Peter Johnson, Jr. weighs in
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We've been talking about this is supporting Obama administration says there was quote no actionable intelligence foreshadowing the attack on the US consulate in Libya -- Wednesday.
-- killed US ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans.
It did not know but he did know they were in a danger zone that.
What I'm trying to say with -- We certainly are aware that Libya is a place where there have been increasingly.
Some violent incidents and the security.
Personnel -- that the State Department thought.
Were required were in place it obviously didn't prove sufficient.
To the that the nature of the attack and -- and that and that moment.
So did America abandoning our ambassador and staff.
In the face of -- known restaurants right now.
Fox News legal analyst Peter Johnson junior that's a really critical question especially when we're in this kind of fiction of foreign policy that's going on.
That somehow was a spontaneous attack that it wasn't coordinated.
And that's all about a video not about the failure of foreign policy but let's talk about the specific issue here because there -- -- known risk the United States of America was unnoticed.
Right of terrorist attacks.
In that area in Ben Ghazi since may of this year let's go to the timeline on May 22.
The Red Cross building -- the Red Cross building was he'll be hit by a rocket propelled grenade on June 6.
-- IED was thrown down -- -- the perimeter of the US consulate on June 11 the British ambassador's motorcade was attacked.
And people were injured he was not think that on June 18.
Gunman forced entry into the Tunisian consulate.
Again on the sixth of August the Red Cross building was attacked again by an RPG and so people have the nerve in this administration now to say.
You -- this is a spontaneous.
Let's -- what ambassador Susan Rice admitted yesterday amongst all the other fiction she was talking about.
Well she said it was not you know it was not she's -- to know she said.
That it was obviously.
Not enough securitate.
That was in place at that point.
This was a Villa.
This was not.
A out of the big fortress this was not have fortified facility and we know from the BBC and other sources.
Then this particular consulate was not afforded even standard.
Procedures and as a result ambassador Stevens a former CEO who will never saw his little baby.
Out in the San Diego area.
Are dead as a result of that and it's incredible and we have to be vigilant now going forward because it results in the loss of American life.
But B it is embarrassing.
And shows this to be a week.
Weak super power in the world and the more that happens the more tensions the more riots the more protests there will be in the middle -- you.
Perfectly presented the timeline.
And note -- most important thing was the last part you've got all those things going out it's leads to September the eleventh if there's one thing we -- over there and keep an eye out on September the only there was notice in America dropped the ball and people died.
Terrible it didn't have to happen shouldn't.
Peter Johnson junior thank you are my boys are back here.