Wed Dec 5, 2012, 05:06 AM
dipsydoodle (42,239 posts)
U.S. panel seeks accountability after Benghazi attacks
(Reuters) - After a car bomb struck the U.S. ambassador's residence in Lima in 1992, the State Department convened a special panel to answer the same questions now hovering over a review of the September attacks in Benghazi, Libya: How much security is enough? What is the right role for U.S. diplomats?
The Lima panel, known as an Accountability Review Board, issued a final report "that didn't find anybody had been delinquent," former U.S. Ambassador to Peru Anthony Quainton said. That report was never made public.
Whether the report by the Benghazi Accountability Review Board, expected to be completed in mid-December, comes to the same conclusion could affect the arc of a controversy that has seen the Obama White House subjected to withering criticism over security arrangements in Libya and the administration's shifting explanations of the violence.
The panel, led by veteran diplomatic heavyweight Thomas Pickering, is expected to consider whether enough attention was given to potential threats and how Washington responded to security requests from U.S. diplomats in Libya.
Read more: http://uk.reuters.com/article/2012/12/05/uk-libya-usa-review-idUKBRE8B407220121205
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Wed Dec 5, 2012, 05:38 AM
Berlum (7,044 posts)
1. "Obama was AWOL during Behghazi, busy reading 'My Pet Goat' to schoolkids." - Republican Panel
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"Oh wait, our bad. We're mixing up the Benghazi birth certificate thingy with Republican FAIL on 9/11 and our beloved Shrub-a-dub, and getting all confused and shit."
- Republican Panel