Hillary Clinton to testify on Benghazi attack next month
KT McFarland weighs in
- Duration 5:04
- Date Dec 29, 2012
KT McFarland weighs in
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And she knew new reports that secretary of state Hillary Clinton will return to work next week after three weeks of recovery from.
A stomach virus and a concussion.
Following a fall and waiting for her front senator.
Or a bunch of lawmakers who got a bunch of questions of the Ben Ghazi terror attacks so.
What do we expect to hear from Secretary Clinton joining me now to talk about it KT McFarland Fox News national security analysts -- One takes her letter word when the initiator spokespersons say she's been ill but she has certainly managed to.
Dodge a lot of this event since September 11.
Yeah -- -- -- she's had she takes full responsibility with effort she's managed to avoid taking any blame.
You know I think with these hearings that this would probably be the last opportunity.
These lawmakers have to question Secretary Clinton as secretary of state and I hope instead of looking back.
And say well why did you now when did you now why did you talk about the video I hope instead they focus forward.
Which is why have you not responded why has the American -- not responded.
To these attacks why -- not gone after the people who kill -- our own because we know that ten years ago or in the late 1980901998.
East Africa bombings US embassies were -- 2000.
In the USS Cole was bombed we did not retaliate we beefed up security.
We changed the rules of engagement but we never went after al-Qaeda and we knew al-Qaeda -- them -- attacks what happened that there -- not been a lot of instead.
Let's go get him again and my concern and -- I hope these lawmakers -- Secretary Clinton why has the United States not gotten those people.
Who killed hours we know where those people are we could do a drone strike against them.
And that I think Greg the second -- they ought to ask terrorist.
Why in two years have we gone from a Middle East which was stable and secure and pro American to a Middle East which is in political and economic chaos.
And and governments that are anti American and increasingly turned over to Islamist.
Radicals are you saying the president Obama's foreign policy is is -- in week.
-- I'm saying.
Yeah do you make -- -- here on decision two years ago the Middle East was a stable place than it was and governments that were pro American they were not at war with Israel and fast forward two years later.
We have been very involved in toppling all of those dictators in the Middle East but we have stepped back.
As as those countries struggled to find new governments and what have they done they found Islamist governments we did not help them.
Tourism ads pro democracy don't direction -- what are you talking about Libya or Egypt or any of the countries in the Middle -- there were a whole lot worse off than they were two years ago.
And I think the secretary of state has a lot to answer for and to explain why what are we do what we do wrong.
I'm to have the policies that have allowed the United States especially.
To be blamed for most of the problems in the Middle East today.
The big Ghazi diplomatic mission was known to be -- dangerous place there had been previous attacks in and around it.
Before the September 11 terror attack that killed four individuals.
She'll be asked some thirty direct questions.
About why he -- protecting those people.
Down and what will she say I think she'll probably say look.
In -- with the fog of war we were unsure we made some mistakes the people who are responsible for making poor judgments have been disciplined.
They've been given new responsibilities.
As -- I think she'll skate over that I think -- also probably -- over the fact that she herself.
Didn't go out and talk to the American people about what happened.
In -- and then there's the question about why no assistants no rescue.
When these folks were under attack for seven long hours.
And allegedly the statement that State Department had real time observance of what was going on there.
She'll be asked about that -- -- what what would have her involvement have been or would it have been strictly dependent on White House.
Not on out on out there would have been out of -- and as I understand it and Fox News broke this story.
That any classified computer was able to call up in real time the surveillance from Matt brown and that would have been computers.
At the State Department at the Defense Department presumably the -- maybe even White House situation room so I think she should be asked those questions why was there are no.
Relief why -- are no rescue effort mounted I think I suspect what she will say is we couldn't get there in time.
When in fact if you go back and look at the -- was the opportunity and how long that attack was gonna go on shouldn't have -- -- -- one hour.
One day -- day so why not at least try I certainly know what I was in the Pentagon during the first marine barracks bombing.
In Beirut we tried to rescue our -- KT McFarland is always many things.
Thanks for him.