Senate Committee says Benghazi Attacks Preventable

Senate Committee says Benghazi Attacks Preventable

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Intelligence Committee released a report on the deadly assault on the diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, today, laying blame on the State Department, the intelligence community – even the late Ambassador Chris Stevens – for failing to communicate and heed warnings of terrorist activity in the area. The highly critical report also says the U.S. military was not positioned to aid the Americans in need, though the head of Africa Command had offered military security teams that Stevens – who was killed in the attack – had rejected weeks before the attack.

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