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

Even though they ended up being more correct than the intelligence


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.