Podcast Episode 70. Benghazi with Ethan Chorin
Ethan Chorin is a former US diplomat, political analyst, environmental entrepreneur, and author of the stunning Benghazi! A New History of the Fiasco that Pushed America and its World to the Brink .From 2004 to 2006, he was one of a handful of US diplomats posted to Libya in the wake of rapprochement with Colonel Gaddafi. Six years later, as co-director of an NGO, he became a witness to the Benghazi attack and its aftermath.
Despite hundreds of hours of Congressional hearings, a deep dive into Hillary Clinton’s personal email, and the trial of two suspects (ultimately acquitted), there are many unanswered questions about what happened in Benghazi on September 11, 2012. Until now.
Democrats and Republicans agree on little when it comes to Benghazi, or we’ll, anything these days, but both sides are likely to find themselves feeling vindicated by some of Chorin’s revelations and conclusions, while strongly contesting others.
Adam has an unforgettable exchange about Ethan’s first hand accounts and they make there way to the inevitable comparisons in structure, if not content, of the current January 6th committee hearings.
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