The nation in brief

Posted: February 8, 2013 at 5:12 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “This was, pure and simple, a problem of distance and time.” Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, on why the military couldn’t send armed drones, gunships and jet fighters to stop the September attack on the U.S. compound in Benghazi Article, 1A

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