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11/09/2012 US Diplomatic Compounds attacked in Benghazi

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Benghazi attack: was the US consulate compound properly defended?

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Hillary Clinton pays tribute to US ambassador killed in Benghazi Libya

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US consulate employee killed in Libya attack

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US Forces Seize Alleged Ringleader of 2012 Benghazi Attack

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American Embassy reopens in Libya

The 2012 Benghazi attack was a coordinated attack against two US government facilities in Benghazi, Libya, by members of the Islamic militant group Ansar al-Sharia. Members of Ansar al-Sharia attacked the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, causing the deaths of U.S. Ambassador to Libya J. Christopher Stevens and U.S. Foreign Service Information Management Officer Sean Smith.
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