Court of Law Brings Benghazi Truth

Personal Freedom and Prosperity 110: The Rule of Law

The law prevails, not the proclamation or arbitrary decision of a ruler, government bureaucrat, the enforcer (e.g., policeman) or judge.

Court of Law Brings Benghazi Truth

Benghazi is a canard of government obfuscation, deceit, cover-up and stonewalling. As is painfully known, four competent and courageous Americans were murdered by terrorists in 2012. Immediately, the Obama administration concocted a tale claiming a blasphemous video incited a spontaneous uprising. By the actions and words of President Obama, Secretary of State Clinton, Ambassador to the United Nation Susan Rice, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney, and others, the Federal government also proclaimed this was a spontaneous uprising, which happened to fit into an election-year, political narrative claiming the Obama Administration defeated the terrorists. In truth, this was raw, political obfuscation.
Now, for the Rule of Law. Recently, in a Federal court, a grand jury indicted Ahmed Abu Khatallah for conspiring with other terrorist to cause the murders of these four Americans. As reported from the Washington Times:

The unsealed June 26 indictment, coinciding with Khatallah’s U.S. District Court appearance in Washington, states that the grand jury does not know when the conspiracy began. It says Khatallah “did knowingly and intentionally conspire and agree with other conspirators, known and unknown to provide material support and resources to terrorists, that is personnel including himself and others.”

The indictment says Khatallah intended to give the material support and resources “to be used in preparation for and in carrying out” the attacks that killed the ambassador, his aide and two ex-Navy SEALs protecting a CIA base that came under precision mortar attack.

Thus, in a court where the government must provide evidence to convict a terrorist of conspiring to kill the four Americans, the prosecutors will present evidence showing an intentional planned and coordinated attack; not a spontaneous attack inflamed by a blasphemous video.

Obfuscation and Untruths: Many years ago I departed from being a judge to directing a non-profit organization to reform welfare. Leaving the judiciary, where the process was to seek the truth, I was aghast at the raw obfuscation and untruths by politicians. Politicians will proclaim any narrative to promote their objective – staying in power.

Regarding the administration’s knowledge of the Benghazi massacre, the Washington Times quoted retired Air Force Lt. General Thomas McInerney:.

“The administration knew it was a conspiracy from the start due to all-source intelligence and the warning from al Qaeda to avenge the death of al-Libi in June 2012.”

Finally, the truth has an opportunity to prevail – in the court of law.