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Report: Sacked Benghazi Consulate Had No Protection From US Marines

springfield45 Wrote: Sep 12, 2012 11:09 PM
I don't even know what the point is that you are trying to make. Flagged.

How could this have been allowed to happen?  Infuriating:
 

The consulate where the American ambassador to Libya was killed on Tuesday is an “interim facility” not protected by the contingent of Marines that safeguards embassies, POLITICO has learned. Ambassador Chris Stevens was killed with three other Americans in an attack on the U.S. consulate in the city of Benghazi, where Libyan rebels ousted strongman Moammar Qadhafi last year. Marine Corps spokeswoman Capt. Kendra Motz said that Marines were not posted to the consulate, unlike the embassy in the capital, Tripoli. A defense official told POLITICO...