CIA Agents Who Were In Benghazi Warned By CIA: Keep Silent – “You Jeopardize Your Family”
CIA Agents Who Were In Benghazi Warned By CIA: Keep Silent – “You Jeopardize Your Family”Freedom Outpost ^ | Aug 2, 2013 | Tim BrownPosted on Friday, August 02, 2013 11:14:41 AM by EXCH54FEOn Thursday, CNN’s Jake Tapper reported that the Central Intelligence Agency is now pressuring agents who were on the ground in Benghazi, Libya on the night of September 11, 2012 to keep silent and not talk to Congress or the media.
The Hill reports:The CIA allegedly had “dozens” of agency operatives on the ground at the U.S. diplomatic annex in Benghazi, Libya, during last year’s deadly terrorist attack that ended with the deaths of Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans.Langley is taking extreme measures to mask the agency’s operations in Benghazi and in northern Libya at the time of the strike, according to CNN.Agency employees involved with CIA operations in the country are being subjected to monthly polygraph tests, among other counterintelligence measures, an unnamed source told CNN.
“Sources now tell CNN dozens of CIA agents were on the ground that night,” Tapper reported, “and the CIA is going to great lengths to make sure whatever they were doing and what happened that night remains a secret.”“It’s being described as pure intimidation with the threat that any unauthorized CIA employees who leaks information could face the end of his or her career,” Griffin added.The report a communication was referenced by a CIA source which revealed the effects of the threats against the agents.“You don’t jeopardize yourself, you jeopardize your family as well,” an anonymous source wrote. “You have no idea the amount of pressure being brought to bear on anyone with knowledge of this operation,” another source added.“In the aftermath of the attack, [Rep. Frank] WolfR-VA said he was contacted by people closely tied with CIA operatives and contractors who wanted to talk. Then suddenly, there was silence.”Excerpt Read more at freedomoutpost.com …