Benghazi: Examining attack and political aftermath

POSTED: 11:38 AM Sep 13 2012   UPDATED: 11:43 PM Jun 17 2014

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is testifying over her actions following the September 2012 attack on the U.S. embassy in Benghazi, Libya. Take a look back at the attack and the political aftermath.

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On Sept. 16, 2012, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice made the rounds of the Sunday talk shows. That day, she said, "We do not have information at present that leads us to conclude that this was premeditated or preplanned," and, "Soon after that spontaneous protest began outside of our consulate in Benghazi, we believe that it looks like extremist elements, individuals, joined in that in that effort."


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