Libya

New Claim: 9/11 Benghazi E-Mails Were Just "Spot Reports," Inaccurate

Even though they ended up being more correct than the intelligence

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The often fiercely political debate over who knew what—and when—about the September 11 assault on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi has taken another turn with the disclosure of a series of e-mails sent from the State Department on the night of the attack.

But the most explosive of the e-mails—which were released late Tuesday—may have been inaccurate, a "spot report" on a rapidly evolving and highly confusing situation.