State Department: Serious failures left Libya mission weak
Officials testify, request more funds
Posted: December 21, 2012 at 3:08 a.m.
The State Department on Thursday acknowledged major weaknesses in security and errors in judgment exposed in a scathing independent report on the deadly Sept. 11 assault on a U.S. diplomatic mission in Libya. Two top State officials appealed to Congress to fully fund requests to ensure that diplomats and embassies are safe.
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