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Wall Street Journal reports US mission in Benghazi was CIA operation

November 4, 2012

US mission in Benghazi was CIA operation, report says

"The US mission in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi that came under attack in September was mainly a secret Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) operation, a report says."--PressTv

CIA Takes Heat for Role in Libya

CIA Role In Benghazi Attack Comes Into Focus

"The U.S. effort in Benghazi was at its heart a CIA operation, according to officials briefed on the intelligence. Of the more than 30 American officials evacuated from Benghazi following the deadly assault, only seven worked for the State Department. Nearly all the rest worked for the CIA, under diplomatic cover, which was a principal purpose of the consulate, these officials said."--By ADAM ENTOUS, SIOBHAN GORMAN and MARGARET COKER, Wall Street Journal

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