Petraeus: Libya script a ploy

Leaders didn’t want to tip terrorists U.S. on trail, he said

Posted: November 17, 2012 at 4:31 a.m.

Ex-CIA Director David Petraeus told Congress on Friday that classified intelligence showed the deadly raid on the U.S. Consulate in Libya was a terrorist attack but the administration withheld the suspected role of al-Qaida affiliates to avoid tipping them off.

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