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Petraeus: We Knew Benghazi Was Terrorism "Almost Immediately"

McBender Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 7:17 PM
What was the motivation for the attack, and how much planning went into it? If a group of people show up and throw stones at an embassy, that's a "terrorist attack." There are people bringing up the use of mortars and rocket propelled grenades as if this indicates some long-term "plan." There might be something to that if it were not Libya we were talking about -- a place where a myriad of yahoos raided weapons caches after the U.S. went blundering in there, and who rove about looking for mischief on a daily basis.

CNN landed the scoop regarding what former CIA Director and four star general David Petraeus is telling members of Congress behind closed doors today:

CNN reports that former Central Intelligence Agency director David H. Petraeus wants to tell Congress that he knew “almost immediately” that the attack on the U.S. Mission in Benghazi was perpetrated by terrorists. According to the source, reports attributing the attack to protests surrounding an anti-Islam video and protests in Cairo were not disproven until after Petraeus made his initial report to Congress. Despite that, according to CNN, Petraeus had separate talking points from Rice’s...