January 5, 2014

Why We'll Never Stop Arguing About Benghazi

Blake Hounshell, Politico

The Associated Press

On a sleepy holiday weekend, the New York Times revived a debate that most of us thought was over: Did the Obama administration mislead Americans about what happened in Benghazi, Libya, on Sept. 11, 2012? Was it really a spontaneous response to an anti-Islam video, as officials first claimed, or was it a planned al Qaeda attack?

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TAGGED: Ansar Al-Sharia, Chris Stevens, Benghazi, Libya


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