Review of the Terrorist Attacks on U.S. Facilities in Benghazi, Libya, September 11-12, 2012

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113-134.S
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2014-01-15
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91 pages
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The Senate Select Committee on intelligence reviewed the September 11-12, 2012 terrorist attacks on U.S. facilities in Benghazi, Libya. The report focuses on the analysis by and actions of the Intelligence community leading up to, during, and following the attacks. The report also addresses other issues about the attacks relating to the Department of Defense and Department of State. The committee conducted oversight hearings with witnesses along with briefings and meetings with U.S. personnel related to the case. The report finds that the Americans serving in Benghazi were vulnerable and the State Department was aware of this but did not take action. The intentions of this report is to help increase security and reduce risks to personnel servings overseas and to better explain the attacks.
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