FAST FIVE: Benghazi: The Forgotten "September 11th" Attack On The US Consulate In Libya
As a result of this and of rocket attacks on convoys, the British withdrew their entire consular staff from Libya in late June of that year.
But the attacks themselves were effectively watched in real time by the White House, thanks to security drones in the region.
These talking points included the false assertion that these were spontaneous protests inspired by similar protests against the American Embassy in Cairo, with no connection to institutional terrorism.
She effectively “owned” the situation in Libya, as the remaking (and ultimately destruction) of North Africa was one of the signature projects of her tenure at State.
The building was given the designation of “temporary,” largely to get around a number of regulations that apply to permanent State Department buildings.