Benghazi

Senate Report: Attack on US Consulate in Benghazi Could Have Been Prevented

Intelligence agencies and State Department blamed

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A long-delayed Senate intelligence committee report released on Wednesday spreads blame among the State Department and intelligence agencies for not preventing an attack at an outpost in Libya that killed four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens.

The bipartisan report lays out more than a dozen findings regarding the Sept. 11, 2012 assault on the diplomatic compound in the Libyan city of Benghazi. It says the State Department failed to increase security at the compound despite warnings, and faults intelligence agencies for not sharing information about the existence of a secret CIA outpost at the site.

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