Judicial Watch: State Department Documents Show Its Security Contractor Operating without a License in Benghazi on Day of Terrorist Attack
Judicial Watch has obtained and released internal Department of State documents detailing the department’s $783,284.79 contract with U.K.-based Blue Mountain Group (BMG) to provide security at the diplomatic outpost in Benghazi, Libya. The documents show that BMG did not have a license to operate in Libya at the time of the attack due to a business dispute with
“From the Annex in Benghazi, the CIA was collecting intelligence about foreign entities that were themselves collecting weapons in Libya and facilitating their passage to Syria. The Benghazi Annex was not itself collecting weapons.” –Final House Intelligence Report on Benghazi, P. 16 The final House Intelligence Committee Report on…
First published at the Daily Caller, October 30, 2014 We now have two serious investigative tracks into the Benghazi killings — Rep. Trey Gowdy’s Special Select Committee, which I examined here, and the Justice Department’s Ahmed Abu Khatallah prosecution. On October 14, the government filed a superseding indictment in the case. The Benghazi…
Judicial Watch is pleased to report that we have filed a Motion for Limited Discovery in our Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service.
Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton issued a statement today on the Select Committee on Benghazi, which will have its first hearing today, Wednesday, September 17, at 10 a.m. on the implementation of the State Department’s Benghazi Accountability Review Board (ARB) recommendations.
On July 21, Judicial Watch filed a FOIA lawsuit against the U.S. Department of State for the following records subsequent to a May 13, 2014, FOIA request: Copies of any updates and/or talking points given to Ambassador Rice by the White House or any federal agency concerning, regarding, or related…
On September 3, Judicial Watch filed a FOIA lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Defense for the following records pursuant to a June 12, 2014, FOIA request: Any and all activity logs, reports, or other records produced by the U.S. Africa Command operations center between September 10, 2012 and September…
On September 3, Judicial Watch filed a FOIA lawsuit against U.S. Department of State for the following records subsequent to a June 13, 2014, FOIA request: Any and all records concerning, regarding, or related to notes, updates, or reports created in response to the September 11, 2012 attack on the…
Stunning new documents reveal that nearly three months before the terrorist attack on the U.S. Special Mission in Benghazi, Libya – in which four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens were killed – top State Department officials were explicitly warned that security guards were abandoning their posts “out of fear of their safety.”
Documents Reveal State Department Officials Told Three Months before Attack that Benghazi Security Guards Abandoning Posts Out of Fear for Safety
Judicial Watch announced today that it has obtained 130 pages of new State Department documents revealing that local security guards working for Blue Mountain Group (BMG), the firm hired to protect the U.S. Special Mission in Benghazi, repeatedly abandoned their posts “out of fear of their safety” in the months leading up to the deadly terrorist attack on the
Judicial Watch Announces Three New Lawsuits against Obama Administration for Records Relating to Benghazi Attack
Judicial Watch announced today that it has filed three Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuits against the Departments of State and Defense in its continuing effort to force the Obama administration to provide access to records concerning what occurred in the days immediately before, during, and after the deadly terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate in
I applaud Speaker Boehner’s decision today to finally move toward a Select Committee on Benghazi in response to revelations from Judicial Watch.
Obama Administration Withholds Key Benghazi Emails (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that the Obama administration was seeking to withhold key emails about the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, indicating what it terms “a continued cover-up of the deadly scandal.” The documents, released in December, include multiple…
“To the living we owe respect. To the dead we owe the truth.” –Voltaire The Honorable John Boehner Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives The Capitol, H-232 Washington, D.C., 20515 January 6, 2014 Dear Speaker Boehner, We write to express our grave concern over the failure of your House of Representatives…
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