September 12th, 2012
09:56 AM ET

U.S. Marine reinforcements in Libya

CNN's Barbara Starr reports that U.S. Marine reinforcements are heading to Benghazi, Libya, after the U.S. ambassador to Libya was killed. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens died in a rocket attack on the U.S. Consulate there.

More on the attack and on the attack in Egypt


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  1. Recon TL

    F.A.S.T. = Fake A$$ SEAL Team. Basically glorified firewatch with cool ninja gear. Marines who didn't want to fight that wanted a cool clearance and not deploy to Afghanistan. Enjoy guard duty.

    September 26, 2012 at 11:41 pm | Reply
  2. Sam

    You all should give thanks to the men and women of the USA, who sacrifice their lives no matter if you believe it is for your protection or not. They are there fighting while you are comfortably sitting at home critizing all. Evil is evil and it engulfs this world. It is a spiritual warfare. Without the USA's military presence this evil would certainly get away with a lot more than they already do killing innocent people and promoting lies with no god but his enemy. God does not ask for deaths as the radicals call for. God asks for forgivness, the very thing they deny, because they do not hear god, the one true god, but the voice of God's enemy who calls for murdering. "For if you live by the sword you shall die by the sword" " Forgive, for if you do not forgive, neither will your Father in Heaven will forgive you". " I am the Way (no killing) the Truth (that Jesus is the Son of God) and the Life (eternal life) no one gets to the Father but by ME". But the devil comes and tells you ' no Jesus' because what he wants is your soul dead, not alive. Jesus is real and deny Him and even if you are succesful in this life, you will not see a next life because you sided with the devil and not God himself. We are not alone in this world. The devil is in this world. He took over and you can see it all over the Middle East.

    September 21, 2012 at 7:54 pm | Reply
    • devil

      you my friend are a idiot!

      September 27, 2012 at 9:31 pm | Reply
  3. 66th Strategic Command & Operations Unit.

    If you don't live there or if your not directly effected don't worry about it.

    September 21, 2012 at 4:00 pm | Reply
  4. gerald

    just what they need more kitty cats

    September 16, 2012 at 9:43 pm | Reply
  5. Abdullo

    do they carry nukes with them?

    September 14, 2012 at 4:56 pm | Reply
    • 66th Strategic Command & Operations Unit.

      Marines have no real authority to call for nuclear attack let alone possess them, Those affairs are left for the navy to carry out should they ever need to use them.

      September 21, 2012 at 4:01 pm | Reply
  6. cybergrace

    The U.S./NATO just killed over 10,000 civilians and Africans in Libya over the past year! That is not "humanitarian intervention." That did not help Libyans, but the few that are now filthy rich for helping European and U.S. oil companies get control of the [formerly nationalized] largest oil reserves in Africa. Read "Libyan Winter" by Vijay Prashad and learn what patriotism and democracy and America are REALLY about.
    – A Real American

    September 14, 2012 at 1:52 am | Reply
  7. john doe

    Get out of their country and stay out. They don't want you to bring them democracy like you did to Iraq. Marine reinforcements ? For what purpose so you could use their dead bodies for PROPAGANDA?

    September 13, 2012 at 4:32 am | Reply
    • stewinfantry

      do not think bad of the military because of some stupid soldiers with bad judgement.

      September 26, 2012 at 8:32 pm | Reply
  8. Velvl

    Perhaps that nutty pastor is not so nutty after all.

    September 12, 2012 at 3:38 pm | Reply
    • OffTheWorldPolitics

      Or perhaps he is guilty of depraved indifference. I remember the president telling him that his actions (Koran burning) could cause the deaths of U.S. citizens abroad.

      September 12, 2012 at 4:59 pm | Reply
  9. glacierkaren

    Gee, first we announced we are sending Marines, then we announce their arrival...what else can we do to compormise their safety?

    September 12, 2012 at 3:30 pm | Reply
    • SS

      Exactly, excellent point.

      September 15, 2012 at 11:03 am | Reply
  10. doubledees

    Another invasion by big brother.......sickening!!!

    September 12, 2012 at 2:20 pm | Reply
    • markodavid

      Another invasion by multinational, U.S. based, corporations. Yes indeed Sickening!!!!

      September 12, 2012 at 7:08 pm | Reply

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