Benghazi attack preventable, Senate panel concludes

Posted: January 16, 2014 at 5:37 a.m.

A Libyan man investigates at the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi on Sept. 13, 2012, two days after militants stormed the facility, killing four Americans.

A report by the Senate Intelligence Committee released Wednesday concluded that the attacks 16 months ago that killed four Americans in Benghazi, Libya, could have been prevented, and blames both U.S. diplomats and the CIA for poor communication and lax security during the weeks leading up to the deadly episode.

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