U.S. intelligence now says Benghazi attack “deliberate and organized”


(Reuters) – The top U.S. intelligence authority issued an unusual public
statement on Friday declaring it now believed the September 11 attack on U.S.
diplomatic facilities in Benghazi, Libya, was a “deliberate and organized
terrorist attack.”

The statement by the office of Director of National Intelligence James Clapper acknowledged that it represented a change in the U.S. intelligence assessment of how and why the attack happened. During the attack on two U.S. government compounds in the eastern Libyan city, four U.S. personnel, including Ambassador Christopher Stevens, were killed.

Shawn Turner, spokesman for Clapper’s office, said that in the immediate aftermath of the attack, U.S. agencies came to the view that the Benghazi attack had begun spontaneously after protests at the U.S. Embassy in Cairo against a short film made in California lampooning the Prophet Mohammad.

source:                                                              http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/09/29/us-usa-libya-intelligence-idUSBRE88R1EG20120929

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