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U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
Benghazi attack returns to haunt Hillary Clinton [Letter]
Benghazi attack returns to haunt Hillary Clinton [Letter]

The deadly 2012 attack by militants on U.S. government posts in Benghazi, Libya, was preventable according to a recently released report by the Senate Intelligence Committee, and it was the fault of the U.S. State Department for inadequate security precautions. Several months before the attacks on an American diplomatic post and CIA compound in Benghazi, U.S. intelligence agencies had issued numerous reports warning that security in eastern Libya was deteriorating and that U.S. personnel and posts there were at risk. But the State Department paid little or no attention to the warning. The State Department simply failed to increase security enough to address the threat, even though the...