Benghazi Was An Al Qaeda Terrorist Attack

Attack on the Consulate in Benghazi

The Benghazi attack was a terrorist attack possibly linked to Al Qaeda, Director of U.S. National Counterterrorism Center, Matthew Olsen, said today.

The Obama administration has insisted that the attack was the direct result of the protests against the now-infamous movie, The Innocence of Muslims. This is the same administration that said the Fort Hood Massacre was a “workplace incident.”

Olsen said the attack may have had connections to al-Qaeda or its North African affiliate, al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb.

“The best information we have now indicates that this was an opportunistic attack,” he said, adding that they do not know if the attacks were coordinated or pre-planned.

This is in direct contradiction to the White House claims that the attack was a spontaneous reaction to a protest which we now know never occurred in Benghazi. The protests presented a branch of Al Qaeda with an opportunity to attack the Embassy.

U.S. official says Benghazi consulate was… by reuters

We all knew this of course, all of us except for President Barack Obama, U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice, and press secretary Jay Carney.

Susan Rice claiming the attack was spontaneous:

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Sara Noble

Sara Noble

Sara Noble, B.A. English Literature, St. John's University; M.S. Education, M.A. Administration, Hofstra University. World traveler. Worked with children as a teacher and school administrator for three decades. Published in educational journals, children's mystery magazines, and was an editor at This Week Magazine. I am devoted to an America that promotes free enterprise and ingenuity, values the Constitution as intended, and does not encourage a nanny state under the casuistic banner of "the common good".