Even as I am on an unplanned sabbatical from my writing (but still paying attention!) others are continuing to write, and provide insightful commentary of current events. Last week the horrific murders of Ambassador Stevens, Sean Smith, Glen Doherty and Tyrone Woods in Benghazi were in the political spotlight - albeit temporarily - as Hillary Clinton, the MIC's SoS finally appeared before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
From War On Terror News:
Friday, January 25, 2013
16:46: SecState Clinton (D) pointing out past attacks, that she immediately began talking to people about talking, began investigation the next day. The attack "was a part of broader strategic challenge" to the United States. "I was there on the night of 9/11/2012." I was talking to everyone, and the military did not deny support. I was already there dealing with the attack on the US Embassy in Cairo. Everyone has been talking about things ever since, and when people stopped talking and finished writing about the talking, I told people to start writing some more about making changes. "The Arab revolutions have shattered" the stability of the Middle East. We're working with the Algerians to prevent this from happening again. I talked to a bunch of Arab leaders after the 9/11/2012 attacks. Then I talked to them some more. "We cannot afford to retreat now."
"It is our responsibility to make sure they have the resources they need." The State Department has 70,000 people working in 275 locations around the world....
There is more, much more, (including the video) of this damning indictment over at WOTN. GO READ.
This administration may be hoping that the deaths of these fine Americans - and the totally inappropriate response to it - will be soon forgotten. It won't. Now more than ever it is crucial that we ALL continue to pay attention.