Scathing report released on Benghazi attack
Peter Johnson, Jr. weighs in
- Duration 3:21
- Date Dec 19, 2012
Peter Johnson, Jr. weighs in
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New report reveals -- details on the Ben Ghazi terror attacks that left four Americans dead so it confirms.
That the attack occurred due to systemic failures and sub par security or consulate but.
Could also point blame at one of the victims here is reaction is Fox News legal analyst yeah.
Johnson junior -- -- -- report comes out but you see you see and it some sort of a blame for Cris Stevens who is an ambassador.
It was wood couldn't be more -- across the board and it it it it attacks the State Department at every level in terms of.
Fire control preparation and having not having nonlethal ways to control.
At the embassy not having enough security.
Relying on Libyan militia.
People in Washington not paying enough attention.
But incredibly an end and disturbingly in some ways it also points to the conduct of ambassador Stephens.
In -- own death.
Which I've found to be incredible basically saying well he was in the best position to have an awareness of how bad it was in -- -- -- He made the decision to go there he made the decision to go there with insufficient.
Also blames congress for lack of resources.
Let's see what the report said the report found that.
Stephens -- -- did not foresee that the compound.
Could come under such as.
Sustained attack mr.
Stevens is making his first visit -- -- got the in ten months but -- players particularly to American security agents -- not fairly shared the embassies country.
Team and now.
It also says that there had been persistent requests.
Based on twenty different attacks that they lay out in the previous 45 -- for a robust security team.
That was not provided by -- so so.
But Hillary Clinton was supposed to testify if she said the buck stopped with her.
Maybe a month or two moments ago or so.
She's not gonna testify now because she apparently suffered concussions do you think this report will suffice will she testify.
Well I think in the end she will have to testify I think she'll voluntarily testify but I think at this point this report is being put out.
To tamp down some of the concerns.
It's explosive though we heard.
That it was -- at the spontaneous protest.
It shows that it's not.
But we heard at the beginning that there appeared to be sufficient security assets to protect their ambassador -- others there.
Obviously there wasn't.
We heard that the Marines shouldn't be going to places like this.
To protect our embassies now we understand.
The State Department is what Marines and going and then the other interesting thing for me yeah conclusion is that nobody's apparently -- what.
And it didn't -- notice to blame they say there's no.
Or termination type offenses.
Because the rules don't hold for that.
It's a one of the recommendations in the report that the rules be changed.
In the future that if this kind of conduct.
Occurs in the future I think that's something.
Could be done.
It's obvious that it was foreseeable and it should have been forcing that the investment three others would die.
Under these conditions and it's the outrage of American you can read it on the foxnews.com.
Site all 39 pages of it created and we.
Didn't Johnson Jim thanks and --