Benghazi reviewers rip into lax security

Report tallies State Department failings

Posted: December 19, 2012 at 6:01 a.m.

An independent review board is set to reveal its findings on the Sept. 11 attack in Libya that killed U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens (above) and three other Americans.

An independent inquiry into the attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Libya that killed four Americans on Sept. 11 sharply criticizes the State Department for a lack of seasoned security personnel and for relying on untested local militias to safeguard the compound, congressional and State Department officials said Tuesday night.

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