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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

US Ambassador And Three Others Killed In Libya

U.S. Ambassador to Libya John Christopher Stevens and three other Americans were killed Tuesday in an assault on the American consulate in the eastern city of Benghazi, the White House said.

In a statement issued by the White House early Wednesday morning, President Obama said he had directed an increase in security at U.S. diplomatic posts around the world. CNN reported that the Defense Department has dispatched two Marine anti-terrorism security teams to Benghazi to reinforce security there.
Read the rest here.

In related news; Gov. Romney condemns Obama's response as "disgraceful."

1 comment:

The Anti-Gnostic said...

My thoughts on this entirely predictable episode are here.