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Us Vegas and thank you.
Now to our continuing investigation into the Libya's scandal there is new evidence tonight that September's terror attack on the US mission in Libya.
They killed the US ambassador and three others.
Had some elements of inside help.
Chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge has our update.
One month before the been gusty attack with security spiraling out of control of the classified cable reviewed by Fox News.
-- the State Department that the Libyan militia charged with protecting the consulate was likely include treated by islamists and could not be trusted quote.
Certain sectors of the seventeenth that Draper gave we're very hesitant to share information.
The cable is direct evidence that you can't rely on the Libyans its direct evidence that we can't defend the council at its direct evidence that they're -- -- -- people in the region.
New documents recovered from the Ben Ghazi compound by Foreign Policy Magazine show that -- early morning hours of September 11 the consulate staff believed they were under surveillance quote.
This person was photographing the inside of the US special mission and furthermore this person was part of the police unit sent to protect the mission.
This is consistent with an online post from -- Smith an avid -- shortly before the consulate was overrun by terrorist and Smith was killed quote.
Assuming we don't -- tonight we saw one of our police they guard the compound taking pictures.
The classified cable -- to the office of secretary of state Hillary Clinton also notified headquarters.
That the situation on the ground was so dire that in the long term the consulate would take the extreme step.
And moving in with the CIA at the -- which also came under attack on 9/11.
The conditions on the ground were such that -- -- literally their back was up against the wall they have no options left.
The reservations about Libyan security the escalating violence the rise of the militias are central to the classified cable sent in mid August which foreshadows the commando style attack.
One could ask why didn't the State Department respond to requests for enhanced security in bad -- -- especially with the kind of information this.
Cable reveals and there's a number of explanations -- come to mind but to me it's the idea logical explanation.
That the war on terrors over al-Qaeda has been defeated.
Local sources on the ground in Libya tell Fox News that while some low level security improvements were being -- the constant compound.
Like adding barbed wire infra red cameras were still packed in boxes and crates.
And not installed.
Separately in a column at The Washington Times retired admiral James -- Lyons who once commanded the specifically criticized the administration's lack of action.
When the consulate came under attack.
Reading that quote courage was lacking and the decisive and immediate action might have saved the lives of those four Americans -- Knowing what we know is there any chance of that classified cable about that emergency meeting.
Would not have made it to the National Security Council -- to the White House to this situation.
Based on my review of the cable it's not possible to had to get the White House -- -- will keep digging thank you.
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