javapoppa Wrote:
Feb 17, 2013 10:21 AM
The American Red Cross and the British Consul both pulled out of Benghazi just prior to the attack due to the unsettled and dangerous atmosphere there and Panetta says they couldn't do anything because they lacked intelligence with regard to the risks in the area. A sixteen man security team was also withdrawn from the area with no reason given and no one seems to know who ordered them out.