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Old 05-15-2013, 11:11 AM   #41
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Originally Posted by TheElusiveKyleOrton View Post
During the presidency of George W. Bush, there were 12 attacks on U.S. embassies, resulting in 53 deaths. Were they all ambassadors? No. Is an ambassador's life worth more than another American's life?

If so, why?
Well to be fair for arguments sake, very few of those deaths (from what I've researched) were U.S. citizens.

However, a U.S. diplomat was one of those killed on the Karachi strike (was purposely targeted) in March of 2006.

I think the argument in regards to Benghazi comes from the refusal to be truthful as to what the attack was and why it was orchestrated, and moreover, the subsequent cover-up that ensued afterwards. The handling of this issue from the Administration through the intelligence ranks was just awful. I am not sure other legitimate parallels can be made to the embassies that were attacked in Bush's tenure.

FWIW, I don't know how many of those were investigated and what was found from them either.
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