(It has been speculated that the attack was sponsored by the Syrian Government in an attempt to close down the flow of weapons to the Muslim Brotherhood back rebels. Obama has supported the efforts of the Muslim Brotherhood to take control in Libya, Egypt, and in Syria.)
U.S. President Barack Obama makes a statement about the death of U.S. ambassador to Libya J. Christopher Stevens with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. (Getty Images) The CIA was smuggling weapons from Libyan weapons depots to the Syrian rebels during the 2012 attack on the US embassy in Benghazi. According to a report by CNN, an unnamed source has leaked that the alleged cover-up of the circumstances around the attack is to hide the reality of the smuggling, which occurred before the escalation of the Syrian civil war.
This shows that the CIA has been arming the Syrian rebels since at least September 2012. The agents were running the operation out of the Benghazi "annex," which has been reported as a secret safe house of the CIA in the city, not far from the embassy. This development emerges just one day after reports of CIA intimidation on employees and foreign ground assets.
In an exclusive published by CNN, a source has revealed an "unprecedented" effort to keep anyone with information on the Benghazi embassy attack from speaking with the media or Congress.
Survivors of the attack were asked to signed non-disclosure agreements, reports Fox News.
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