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Fox News has obtained a classified cable that shows the US consulate in been Ghazi Libya.
Warned of the state department of a lack of security nearly a month before the deadly attack that killed the US ambassador in three other Americans.
-- says -- for Washington tonight Catherine.
-- at the -- -- Ghazi held an emergency meeting less than a month before that attack.
Because ten Islamist militias and al-Qaeda were operating in -- Ghazi security was spinning out of control.
And the -- that could not be defended according to the classified cable reviewed by Fox News.
It reads in part the state department's regional security officer expressed concerns.
With the ability to defend post in the event of a coordinated attack due to limited manpower security measures weapons capabilities host nation support.
In the overall size of the compound.
Well the administration's public statements have suggested that the attack came without warning.
A summary of the emergency meeting -- sent directly to secretary of state Clinton's office.
Tonight a spokesman declined to comment pending the outcome of the internal State Department investigation.
Al-Qaeda in then guys -- itself.
Could only mean that all Americans were in jeopardy and therefore the notion that.
This attack had anything to do with the famous -- video I think falls further into disrepute.
The details -- the cable -- seekers seem to foreshadow the attack which was a coordinated commando style of salt.
Using direct and indirect fire significantly al-Qaeda in North Africa and ends are all Sharia both mentioned in the cable have since been implicated.
In the attacks yeah.
Katherine -- in Washington Catherine thank you you're welcome.
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