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-- -- was key I understand to also get some people to talk to you.
There haven't been able to come -- to have decided not to come forward you have some exclusive eyewitness scare some.
What did they bring to this story that was not told yet the newspapers and a testimony that was seen.
Well one of these things that some friend and I were rom would be discussed some of the attack and being Ghazi right after it and we decided to write the book.
Was -- the story of the -- diplomatic security service wasn't coming out.
They were thrown under the bus so to speak in the initial testimony in and literally the careers of some good men and women.
That had worked hard and had done their job within the constraints of the State Department.
And the bureaucracy that exists there.
We're really being blamed for something that.
It was beyond their control.
And dumb and didn't warrant that via -- some.
-- Didn't warrant the attention to negative attention that it was receiving and we wanted to.
Use our contacts use some the networks that -- -- inside the organization.
To tell the story to put it all in perspective so we speak to agents who were -- very similar situations years ago.
And dumb thing Ghazi is not a new story it's on it's it's the same old story of attacks against the united -- -- -- this Libya no Qaddafi first time in him five decades.
We're watching that is due to print its KS personified what did you discover about the security.
Well the security and in Ghazi at the temporary diplomatic facility is one that -- sub par.
One of them mistakes and we no occurred was there was no smoke could stay there.
Which we know here and in places like New York City how those save lives and what -- smokers smoke -- are a device that you put over your head.
That has good air that allows you to escape a they toxic environment that he did did die of the six this year it to see -- this deviation -- smoke inhalation.
It was ambassador -- -- Sean Smith C information officer died of smoke.
-- if they had had smoke -- there that would have bought them some time in all probability say of their lives so.
Far as a weapon Brian is one that.
The State Department has encountered in the past in 79 in Islamabad so they were ready for that -- would you rate for the type a hit that was waiting for them -- they have some intelligence.
Did a date coordinated it was coming.
They had no specific intelligence.
That an attack was going to occur because.
Three of the agents were on down time.
Setting on a patio when the first round was fired another agent who was -- a tactical operations center caught -- -- Was able to watch everything on surveillance cameras.
And radioed to his Asian colleagues.
Exactly where the bad guys were on the compound and he's a real silent hero -- he hasn't -- -- -- about it.
We identify the individuals in the book by letters the the agents there were involved in -- -- -- been Ghazi five.
Who want to respect the privacy.
They -- so do not want their identities known because -- quite frankly reprisals.
Many of them have already transferred out and -- very dangerous situations again.
The single haunt them for the rest of their lives.
I know I I lived through this myself in 19881.
I investigated the last US ambassador killed in the line of duty.
I was probably all of 23 year 24 years old -- out to investigate.
The plane crash which killed the president of Pakistan are United States ambassador.
Very volatile situation between India and Pakistan.
Allegations that the Soviets were behind the plane crash.
-- hand in retrospect no idea what I was doing.
And I could feel for these -- -- Ghazi Brian.
I know what they're going through hand.
Unfortunately I think this is the kind of thing that they're going to have to carry with them for the rationalize it.
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