Pre-Benghazi Attack Pentagon Report: Al Qaeda Jihadists Significant Threat to Libya

The Pentagon knew how significant the jihadist threat in Libya was, prior to the terror attack that took four lives. The nonpareil national security investigative reporter Bill Gertz brings to our attention an internal 54 pp. Pentagon report obtained by the Washington Free Beacon: "AL-QAEDA IN LIBYA: A PROFILE-A Report Prepared by the Federal Research Division, Library of Congress under an Interagency Agreement with the Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office's Irregular Warfare Support Program, August, 2012." Prepared and issued  before the murderous 9/11/12 attacks, which left 4 dead-the US ambassador Chris Stevens, two former US Navy Seals (Glenn Doherty and Tyrone Woods), and a US Air Force veteran (Sean Smith)-the report emphasized how Al Qaeda Senior Leadership (AQSL), working via a large, powerful, and well-established jihadist infrastructure in Libya, sought to capitalize on the US and NATO-supported insurrection which toppled the Libyan despot Qaddafi, and fulfill...(Read Full Post)