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HICKS DEMOTED SINCE ATTACK

DCM Now A Desk Officer
By Harold Hutchison

Greg Hicks has recently been serving as a desk officer in the Foreign Service, a demotion from his former position as Deputy Chief of Mission. Hicks also detailed how he began receiving a “blistering critique” of his management style.

HICKS: YOUTUBE VIDEO A NON-EVENT

DCM Hicks Blows Susan Rice’s Story Out of the Water
By Harold Hutchison

The infamous YouTube trailer for the movie “Innocence of Muslims” was described as a “non-event” in Libya, according to then Deputy Chief of Mission Greg Hicks. Hicks, who earlier testified that he had not been consulted in the preparation of the infamous “talking points” used by UN Ambassador Susan Rice, also re-iterated that no protest had occurred.

The testimony comes during the House Oversight Committee hearings on the 11 September, 2012 attack that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens.

HICKS TOLD NOT TO TALK TO CONGRESS

State Department Told DCM Not to Talk With Chaffetz
By Harold Hutchison

Former Deputy Chief of Mission to Libya Greg Hicks reveals that he was told by a State Department lawyer not to talk with members of Congress, including Representative Jason Chaffetz (R-UT).

Hicks went on to reveal under questioning from Congressman James Jordan (R-OH) that the lawyer was later barred from a classified briefing for which the lawyer was not cleared.

HICKS: NO WORD OF PROTEST

Never Consulted By Susan Rice
By Harold Hutchison

Greg Hicks revealed during questioning by Representative Trey Gowdy (R-SC) in front of the House Oversight Committee that prior to the attack on 11 September, 2012, Ambassador Chris Stevens did not report any protest or demonstration prior to the attack.

Hicks also revealed that UN Ambassador Susan Rice did not consult with Hicks prior to her appearance on five Sunday talk shows in which she claimed the attacks stemmed from a demonstration regarding an internet video.

HICKS RELATES ACCOUNT OF ATTACK

Outlines Events of 11 September, 2012
By Harold Hutchison

Greg Hicks, the Deputy Chief of Mission in Libya during the 11 September, 2012 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi is currently providing an outline of the events that occurred that day.

Hicks is testifying and is doing so as a whistleblower.

HEARING UNDERWAY

House Oversight Committee Holds Benghazi Hearing
By Harold Hutchison

The House Oversight Committee is holding a hearing today on the 11 September, 2012 attack on the United States consulate that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens.

The hearing is currently airing on CSPAN 3, and is also streaming at oversight.house.gov.

Check the SOF Facebook Page for updates.

MURDER-SUICIDE BOMBINGS TARGET PAKISTANI POLITICIANS

Over 30 Killed In Two Bombings
By Harold Hutchison

Two bombings in the last two days have targeted candidates from an Islamist party running for seats in Pakistan’s parliament. At least 32 people have been killed in the murder-suicide attacks.

The bombing targeted Sayed Janan and Munir Orakzai, members of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam party. According to a report by VOA News, Orakzai was wounded in the earlier attack, for which the Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility.

Rooney, Fattah, Wolf Urge DoD to Reclassify Ft. Hood Deaths, Injuries as “Combat-Related”

“Workplace Violence” Designation Denies Victims, Families Key Services, Benefits

Washington, DC – U.S. Representatives Tom Rooney (R-FL), Chaka Fattah (D-PA) and Frank Wolf (R-VA) today wrote Department of Defense (DoD) Secretary Chuck Hagel, urging him to re-classify the injuries and deaths resulting from the terrorist attack on Ft. Hood – currently designated by the Department as “workplace violence” – as “combat-related.”

BOMBSHELL EXPLODES PRIOR TO BENGHAZI HEARINGS

Former SecState Clinton Accused of End Run
By Harold Hutchison

Prior to a hearing by the House Committee on Government Oversight scheduled for Wednesday, a new bombshell exploded when details of what one whistleblower from the State Department will tell the committee emerged over the weekend. Mark I. Thompson is the deputy director of the State Department’s counter-terror unit, and will claim that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton tried to cut his unit out of the decision-making process.

JOINT ATTACK BY HACKERS AND JIHADISTS?

America Could Face Joint Cyber-Attack This Week
By Harold Hutchison

America could be facing a cyber-attack later this week as criminal hackers and jihadists are reportedly planning a joint operation. The attacks include U.S. government agencies, banks, and other American businesses.

MUSHARRAF PROSECUTOR GUNNED DOWN

Gunmen Kill Lawyer Handling Bhutto Assassination Case
By Harold Hutchison

The prosecutor who was investigating former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf over his alleged involvement in the assassination of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto was killed in Islamabad.

Chaudhry Zulfiqar was en route to an anti-terrorism court in Rawalpindi in connection with the case surrounding the murder of Bhutto when he was killed by gunmen who attacked his car.

WERE THE TERRORISTS HIRED TO GUARD BENGHAZI?

Militia Hired For Security Supported Al-Qaeda
By Harold Hutchison

The February 17th Martyrs Brigade, hired by the State Department to provide security for the consulate in Benghazi. The consulate was attacked on 11 September, 2012, and four Americans were killed.

JUDGE JEANINE PIRRO TAKES ON TSARNAEV'S MOM

THREE MORE SUSPECTS ARRESTED!

Two Are Kazakhs Already Held On Immigration Charges
By Harold Hutchison

Three more suspects have been taken into custody by the Boston Police as the investigation into the bombing at the Boston Marathon continues. This now raises questions about whether the brothers acted alone, or if there was a larger conspiracy.

Two of the suspects, Dias Kadyrbayev and Azamat Tazhayakov, had already been held on immigration charges. They are accused of obstructing the investigation by attempting to dispose of computers and other equipment from the apartment shared by Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev.