Senate confirms Benghazi attack was preventable

Senate confirms Benghazi attack was preventable

[Ed. – What difference, at this point, could it possible make?]

A Benghazi report, compiled by the Senate intelligence committee, confirms the attack was preventable. The committee blames the State Department and combine intelligence agencies for failing to secure a CIA annex and an American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya.

On September 11, 2012, more than 100 gunmen stormed the American diplomatic mission. The following day, the same group attacked the CIA annex. The attacks left 11 injured and four dead.

In their official report, the Senate committee said increased security could have prevented the attacks. As reported by the Washington Post, the report outlines the committee’s findings:

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“The attacks were preventable, based on extensive intelligence reporting on the terrorist activity in Libya — to include prior threats and attacks against Western targets — and given the known security shortfalls at the U.S. Mission.”

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