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Trail of Benghazi security lapses leads to State Department senior leadership, records show
Posted By admin On June 23, 2013 @ 6:55 am In Featured Stories,Tile | Comments Disabled
Catherine Herridge, Pamela Browne
Fox News 
June 23, 2013
The decision to keep U.S. personnel in Benghazi with substandard security was made at the highest levels of the State Department by officials who have so far escaped blame over the Sept. 11 attack, according to a review of recent congressional testimony and internal State Department memos by Fox News.
Nine months before the assault that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three others, State Department Under Secretary Patrick Kennedy signed off on an internal memo  that green-lighted the Benghazi operation.
The December 2011 memo  from Jeffrey Feltman — then-Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs (NEA) — pledged “to rapidly implement a series of corrective security measures.” However, no substantial improvements were made, according to congressional testimony to the House oversight committee from Regional Security Officer Eric Nordstrom.
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 internal memo: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/interactive/2013/06/21/action-memo-for-under-secretary-kennedy/
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