“Limited Security in Benghazi, Secrecy Over Safe House, Contributed to Tragedy”

” U.S. officials issued alerts and ordered security precautions in neighboring Egypt ahead of protests and violence on Sept. 11,
but largely overlooked the possibility of trouble at other diplomatic postings in the
region.

  The State Department chose to maintain only limited security in Benghazi, Libya, despite months of sporadic attacks there on U.S. and other Western missions. ”

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