Military-style tactics seen in US Consulate siege – The AP story mentioned in Gordon Duff’s story, Findings: “Precision” Consulate Attack Coordinated with Jones Telethon/Film


Originally posted on 2012: What's the 'real' truth?:

By KIMBERLY DOZIER and MATT APUZZO | Associated Press – Sat, Sep 22, 2012

  • Libyan followers of Ansar al-Shariah Brigades and other Islamic militias, hold a demonstration against a film and a cartoon denigrating the Prophet Muhammad in Benghazi, Libya, Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. The attack that killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans has sparked a backlash among frustrated Libyans against the heavily armed gunmen, including Islamic extremists, who run rampant in their cities. more than 10,000 people poured into a main boulevard of Benghazi, demanding that militias disband as the public tries to do what Libya's weak central government has been unable to.(AP Photo/Mohammad Hannon)Enlarge PhotoAssociated Press/Mohammad Hannon – Libyan followers of Ansar al-Shariah Brigades and other Islamic militias, hold a demonstration against a film and a cartoon denigrating the Prophet Muhammad in Benghazi, Libya, …more 

WASHINGTON (AP) — The heavily armed extremists who laid siege to the U.S. Consulate in Libyaused military-style tactics that may have steered Americans toward a waiting ambush, U.S. officials said Friday as they pieced together details about how the compound was overrun.

U.S. intelligence indicates that 50 or more people, many of them masked, were responsible for the Sept. 11 assault on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi. Gun trucks provided added firepower. The attackers set up a perimeter, controlling access in and out of the compound. A first wave of attacks sent the Americans fleeing to a fallback building, where a second group of extremists beset them with precise mortar fire.

Intelligence reports…

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