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What Needs to Be Answered about Benghazi

Tomorrow, before a House committee on Benghazi, State Department employees are testifying about the battle.  Apparently, these State personnel are whistleblowers who were threatened into silence about the role of their organization and its leaders that resulted in the deaths of 4 and the wounding of dozens of Americans in Benghazi, Libya.  

I think that we'll hear about a STAND DOWN order being given, threats of termination of employment or prison from their superiors if they talked about Benghazi, why we haven't heard ONE WORD from the survivors, and possibly a lot more about the handling of the battle.

Bryan Preston at the PJ Tatler has five questions that must be answered tomorrow.  It's a great piece, a primer really, on what needs to happen tomorrow.

Over at NPR:

...Three State Department employees whom the House Oversight Committee is calling whistle-blowers will testify before that panel Wednesday; one of them, Gregory Hicks, was the No. 2 U.S. diplomat in Tripoli at the time of the attacks.

The issue has become a cause celebre among conservative media outlets. On his radio show Monday, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Hicks will testify that four special operations soldiers in Tripoli were not allowed to board a Libyan military cargo plane that was leaving for Benghazi.

"We now know that special forces were poised and ready and had repeatedly asked for permission to go in and try to intervene, and they were told to stand down," Huckabee said. "I know that Mr. Hicks will testify that his jaw dropped when later Hillary Clinton said she did not know of any requests for assistance and that there were no requests for assistance."...

NPR goes on to post speculation that this is really about Hillary Clinton's presidential ambitions and the Republicans attempts to thwart them.  

One interesting piece is how anyone challenging the Benghazi military and State Dept story can avoid challenging Admiral (ret) Mike Mullen, former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, who was appointed as head of the investigation into the Benghazi debacle. 

Regardless, Admiral Mullen wasn't appointed to investigate the origins of "the YouTube Video Was the Cause" talking points or why we have not heard from ANY survivors.

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