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We have new information tonight about the drones that were over the US mission in Libya on September 11.
When terrorist attacks and killed four Americans including the US ambassador.
And US officials say they have positive facial recognition.
That a Tunisian suspect now in custody.
Was at the scene of the attack.
But there's a problem.
National security correspondent Jennifer Griffin has that story from the Pentagon.
Senior US officials tell Fox News that Tunisian Alley -- a -- -- A suspect in the attack on the US consulate on September 11 was identified on the big -- consulate internal surveillance tape.
Recovered after the attack on the compound in which ambassador Chris Stevens an -- Sean Smith were killed.
In fact -- and one other suspect -- detained at an airport in Turkey in the days after the attack.
Traveling on false documents.
And -- C officials tell fox has now been identified as being present at the attack using the images obtained from the consulate compound video.
Pars he was transferred to Tunisian custody but as of yet US interrogators have not had access to -- Much to the frustration of US investigators.
And members of the Senate Intelligence Committee.
Wants to president.
In January of 09 signed the executive order -- when we're gonna shut down Guantanamo.
Then any enemy combatant has this individual videos.
There is no policy in place to.
Take possession of a man and interrogate him -- -- way where we can gain valuable information.
The State Department would not comment that the president's made clear secretaries made clear that.
We are intent on figuring out who did this and bringing the perpetrators to justice but I'm not gonna get into the details of -- -- -- Because it does seem a little odd that -- -- teams -- denying access and that.
And I'm not gonna get into our relationship with the -- nations or anybody else with respect to this case.
Meanwhile senior military sources tell Fox News the two predator drones deployed over Ben -- the night of the attack we're both unarmed.
The first predator was re directed from darn in eastern Libya where US intelligence sources tell fox al-Qaeda.
Has active training camps that the US military has been watching for some time.
It arrived ending -- about an hour after the attack began suggesting the first hour of the attack -- was not kickbacks to officials in Washington.
That -- was running low on fuel so a second predator also unarmed was deployed from -- LA Italy to provide back up.
It's not clear why the second drug departed -- -- -- after the attack had begun.
A senior defense official tells fox quote while some may think that armed drones could have made a difference in -- -- that's altogether unclear.
You need good intelligence to drive the use of armed drones it's not like you can just send hellfire missiles into a relatively crowded area when you don't know precisely where the enemy is -- We'll continue to follow -- Jennifer.
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