Some intelligence analysts worried, for instance, that identifying the groups could reveal that American spy services were eavesdropping on the militants — a fact most insurgents are already aware of. Justice Department lawyers expressed concern about jeopardizing the F.B.I.’s criminal inquiry in the attacks. Other officials voiced concern that making the names public, at least right away, would create a circular reporting loop and hamper efforts to trail the militants.
Democrats said Mr. Petraeus made it clear the change had not been done for political reasons to aid Mr. Obama. “The general was adamant there was no politicization of the process, no White House interference or political agenda,” said Representative Adam B. Schiff, Democrat of California.
quote:He can't because it's not in the article he linked to. He needs to change the title of the thread or it needs to wacked
Please point out where in your link the CIA asked anyone "to not refer to Benghazi as a terrorist attack."
I don't see it.
The CIA asked the White House and Congress to not refer to Benghazi as a terrorist attack.
WASHINGTON — David H. Petraeus, the former director of the Central Intelligence Agency, told lawmakers on Friday that classified intelligence reports revealed that the deadly assault on the American diplomatic mission in Libya was a terrorist attack, but that the administration refrained from saying it suspected that the perpetrators of the attack were Al Qaeda affiliates and sympathizers to avoid tipping off the groups.
Trying like hell to figure out what this means in this thread. What is "all you got"? You hadn't evne posted anything in here.
BS. THen the right answer is to say "we don't know, we are still investigating" and leave it at that. No one will call you out for it. they understand that one. Instead we got the youtube crap. They have only themselves to blame.