TheBlaze reported on the chilling objective stated by Al Qaeda terrorists in the 2012 Benghazi attack — “We’re here to kill Americans” — as a preview of a “60 Minutes” segment, “Benghazi.”

The report aired Sunday and examines the horrific attack on the U.S. mission in Libya that took the lives of Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans on Sept. 11, 2012, noting that there were many unheeded warnings about the attack as well as misinformation regarding what sparked it — i.e., it wasn’t caused by an anti-Muslim YouTube video, rather it was an Al Qaeda operation from the beginning.

60 Minutes Benghazi Report Blames White House    Was Planned, Sophisticated Attack on Barely Protected American Compound

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“60 Minutes” took to Twitter to outline what it learned a supplement to the television report:

Contrary to early WH statements, Benghazi was a planned, sophisticated attack by Al Qaeda against the barely protected American compound
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A security official says the attack in #Benghazi was no surprise b/c al Qaeda had posted their plots against U.K. and U.S. online
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“You are going to get attacked in #Benghazi,” a security official says he told Amb Stevens 3 months b/f the assault on the U.S. mission
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Prior to the attack, Amb Stevens approved a cable to DC that said: “The al Qaeda flag has been spotted…flying over govt bldgs”
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A CIA quick reaction force ignored orders to wait & went into the compound, where they repelled 60 terrorists & saved 5 Americans
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“They knew what they were doing. That was a well-executed attack” – Andy Wood on the #Benghazi attackers
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Here’s the entire “60 Minutes” segment, “Benghazi,” via YouTube:

(H/T: Twitchy)

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