January 23, 2013

On Benghazi, Blame the Bureaucracy

Sarah Chayes, Los Angeles Times

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Experts from disparate agencies reviewing intelligence from the field often end up watering down the information.

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TAGGED: United States, Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, Benghazi, Libya


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