“You don’t jeopardize yourself, you jeopardize your family as well.”

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“You don’t jeopardize yourself, you jeopardize your family as well.”

The threat came from supervisors at the CIA to their employees, should any of them tell anyone in the media about what the CIA was doing during the Benghazi attack last year.



  • R. Cotour

    “CNN has learned the CIA is involved in what one source calls an unprecedented attempt to keep the spy agency’s Benghazi secrets from ever leaking out.”

    So does this current news story establish that men can be compelled by an agency to do something which they have probably signed some kind of document ensuring that they would never speak of it for, say 50 years, with severe penalties that would include monetary and pension penalties as well as jail time or worse? Could this be real? Is this how things in the real world work?

  • danae

    Thank you for posting the link to Jake Tapper’s report. I’d heard a brief mention of it, was unable to locate it online.

  • Robert Clark

    Those CIA supervisors must have seen “Three days of the Condor” and took it seriously.

    Bob Clark

  • Publius 2

    Now is the time for all good (people) to come to the aid of their country. The way to defeat this kind of tyranny is to refuse to submit to it. Out of those who saw and know what happened in Benghazi on the night of September 11, 2012, at least one should step forward and tell it publicly. The people who are attempting to perpetrate this are bullies and cowards. They bully everyone whom they know will not respond in kind, but they cower in the face of strength from abroad. No other nation on Earth respects and fears the United States right now. That is why Vladimir Putin ignores the entreaties from the Obama White House and State Department. That is why the mullahs of Iran ignore us. That is why the Palestinians begin their negotiations in Washington with the Israelis by declaring, essentially, that Israel cannot exist.

    The rest of the world is showing conservatives and Republicans how to deal with the Obama administration. Where are the people of courage who are willing to take the advice and take such a badly needed stand?

  • Kelly Starks

    I wonder what the state department or other aeras of teh gov did to get the survivors adn other Staet dep staff to keep mum adn keep out of sight of congress?

    Benghazi was very politically embarasing to the Obama admin who weer basing their reelection adn future plans nmo Al Queda and the threat of terrorism being gone. They obviously told a lot of woppers to deny the truth, adn curiously few who knew trhe truth have said anything.

    The CIA on the other hand is supposed to keep things under wraps. So asside from concealing what they weer doing around there that was important enough to draop a ambasidor out beyond secured safe zones to assist in (or grab credit for) would be very interesting.

  • R. Cotour

    Ask Mr. Snowden what its like to be that one man that considers himself a patriot and who invites the massive power of the American government to come down upon them. He may both be a patriot and a criminal. Vlad loves having him as a guest, for an array of reasons.

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