samhill wrote:Just when did the U.S. start using foreign nationals for guards?
I don't know when, but the one's at the embassy were asking for much more security for a long time.
"4) Posted on the wall was a list of security incidents in Benghazi, detailing attacks, explosions, and battles between June 1, 2011 and Sept. 2, 2012. Of the 38 incidents, 27 had occurred since July 26, 2012.
5) The Libyan guards hired to guard the U.S. embassy told Birnbaum their training had been for a small attack on a single entrance, not large-scale assault by heavy weapons from three sides.
6) On 9/11, one Libyan guard hired by the British Company Blue Mountain, said he told U.S. officials that the single Libyan police car typically posted outside the compound was not sufficient: "We need many cars from the military." "http://larouchepac.com/node/24115