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Fri Sep 28, 2012, 02:28 PM

FBI agents to stay away from Benghazi

Source: Detroit News

For security reasons, FBI agents are staying away from the Libyan city where a U.S. ambassador and three other Americans were killed, two law enforcement officials said Friday.

The officials say the bureau is not going to put agents in harm's way and that the city of Benghazi must be made secure before the FBI sends investigators there.

FBI agents were sent to Libya last week to look into the Sept. 11 attack that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens, a State Department computer expert and two former U.S. Navy Seals.

At FBI headquarters Friday, spokesman Paul Bresson said "we are moving forward with our investigation," but Bresson declined to comment on the specific location of the agents.

Read more: http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20120928/NATION/209280436/FBI-agents-stay-away-from-Benghazi?odyssey=mod|newswell|text|FRONTPAGE|s

When I kept hearing right-wingers on TV say, "Why wasn't the FBI on the scene immediately?" I assumed it was for the reasons stated above

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dipsydoodle Sep 2012 #1

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Fri Sep 28, 2012, 07:14 PM

1. I would think the actual reason the FBI wasn't on the scene immediately

was because Libya isn't a US territory. Some of your TV viewers may not be aware of that.

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