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US Officials Criticize American Response to Benghazi Attacki
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May 09, 2013 1:00 AM
A State Department official has criticized the security response during last year’s deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, and expressed dismay over the Obama administration’s initial characterization of the assault as a popular protest rather than a terrorist act. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, three officials testified before the House of Representatives’ Oversight Committee - the latest congressional probe into the attack that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Christopher Stevens.

US Officials Criticize American Response to Benghazi Attack

Published May 08, 2013

A State Department official has criticized the security response during last year’s deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, and expressed dismay over the Obama administration’s initial characterization of the assault as a popular protest rather than a terrorist act. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, three officials testified before the House of Representatives’ Oversight Committee - the latest congressional probe into the attack that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Christopher Stevens.


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