Book: Benghazi was retaliation for secret raid
Was attack in Libya 'blowback'?
- Duration 4:04
- Date Feb 19, 2013
Was attack in Libya 'blowback'?
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We have had in a massive cover up.
On the part about a massive come -- by the -- -- size zero and Susan Rice says there was a lot of confusion haired guy and I can use your -- what is really care I'm asking you do you -- I -- -- -- and I'm asking you do you care whether four Americans died.
-- -- -- the reasons for that and and shouldn't PP will be held accountable.
The information has not been forthcoming you can obviously believe that it has I know that it hasn't.
Senator John McCain not pleased with the president or the press.
And their responses to the terror attack on September the eleventh -- the past year in Benghazi Libya.
For months the White House has been reluctant to answer questions in this morning we may know why a new report claims the attack on our US consulate was retaliation.
For secret strikes on al-Qaeda.
That the administration approved -- right now.
Former navy seal Brandon Webb.
And former green parade Jack Murphy -- some brand new e-book called -- Ghazi the definitive report -- thanks very much for joining us thank you.
-- you say the John Brennan the deputy national security advisor essentially Brandon was a run in a war out of the White House.
-- -- that's correct and he was authorized to clear these operations.
To go in there it and destroy weapons and also a target on high value target this is this is we're talking about a secret war run out of the White House who gave him the authority but it had to be over delegated from the president.
Down to John Brennan counterterrorism advisor OK so.
The war was this OK guys secret guys special operators like you guys used to be going to Libya and get the guns right -- I think the main issue is.
When you have such a small geographic area and you have.
The these are the units conducting these operations and in keeping people and -- communication document becomes a problem in the CIA doesn't realize what.
Of the CIA didn't know about the secret war right and also ambassador Stevens and the guys at the consulate didn't know about the war.
And you got these special operators coming over.
With the secret war run by the White House.
And they essentially kicked up a hornet's nest stadium and it was retaliation for that for the hits on them and the problem is that you get in these these turf wars -- these different agencies not communicating with each other and that's how we ended up.
Within a nine elevenths situation where in hindsight you look back and all the although.
Pieces of the puzzle are there but but -- and put them together has -- it's talking to each other.
Hit it -- so you suggests that what happened was those guys at the at the consulate were sitting ducks because.
You know we've been operating the -- Operation.
Against you know trying to grab up the guns from Qaddafi regime.
And those guys were caught in the crossfire -- they didn't know about.
The secret operation well they're driving -- the guns from the militias who had taken them from the Gaddafi regime during the civil war.
But yet there's there's compartmentalized operations going on so the CIA personnel in the State Department personnel on the ground didn't have any visibility on them they couldn't have known that there be some sort of retaliation -- blow back from these operations.
And -- and those left and alerts mean this.
Regardless of the communication issue that state department's security posture was just not what it should have been those those guys and -- -- the work.
We're screening for increased security and they just didn't get the support from -- State Department.
Where's the outrage.
-- the accountability -- that it's one of the main.
Motivating factors were behind what Jack and I want to write this book has just to get the truth out there -- the American.
People need deserve to hear the truth and and decide he should be held accountable.
Who would be accountable for this.
What I think it's you know somebody an administration that's -- stand up and take responsibility and then were the consequences.
Where are the consequences we need more answers a solo homer in this thing Ghazi the definitive report you can get it online Brandon -- object -- Groups like and thank -- right.