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We are learning new information about just how soon after the attack on the US mission in Libya intelligence officials had -- it.
On terrorists chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge has the specifics.
Fox News has learned it is or leaves two days after the attacking Ben Ghazi on September 13 the FBI and CE TC the nation's -- -- trend analysis.
Brief lawmakers that the evidence supported and al-Qaeda or an al-Qaeda affiliated attack.
This assessment was based on intercepts that include individuals believed to have participated in the assault were celebrating and there was a claim of responsibility.
FBI and CTC also brief that there was a series of al-Qaeda training camps -- -- -- Ghazi the area was described as a hotbed for Islamist.
Fox News was told there was no mention of a demonstration nor any significant emphasis on the -- is some video.
Though publicly the next day the White House spokesman suggested terrorism was not part of the calculus.
Around the region has been in response to this video we do not at this moment have information to suggest or to tell you that.
Would indicate that any of this unrest was.
Pre planned Fox News -- told -- on the same -- the briefing by CIA director David Petraeus to lawmakers appeared to conflict with data the FBI -- -- -- TC.
Congressional sources say Petraeus was quote -- and his description of the attack but few if any have you.
It was characterized as more consistent with the last month when we're militants showed up spontaneously with our -- -- As for the level of premeditation Petraeus reportedly downplayed the skill needed to success.
Only fire mortars their seem to be inconsistencies and intelligence and some of the information kind of reverted what was being told.
To both congress and the -- that was so certain.
But this is exactly what happened.
While US intelligence official disputed the characterization of the directors briefing a source who supports -- saying quote.
Biking confirm that he explicitly stated both to the house and senate oversight committees.
The members of al-Qaeda in North Africa and answer -- -- participated in the attack that assessment still stands.
There was no immediate comment from the FBI his spokesperson for the National Counterterrorism Center.
Preferred -- to a September 28 statement -- a new intelligence showed it was not spontaneous but a deliberate -- organized terrorist attack.
-- Catherine thank you we renew our requests for interviews with any top administration official President Obama Vice President Biden.
CIA director Petraeus Defense Secretary Panetta or any official on this topic and we have been requesting those and -- All -- this was.
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