News Videos
International Edition


May 27, 2017

Breaking News, World News and Taiwan News.
About Us
Contact Us

Washington ignored calls for Benghazi security: Issa

WASHINGTON -- Washington denied "repeated requests" for more security at the consulate in Benghazi, Libya prior to last month's deadly attack, a top Republican watchdog in Congress said Tuesday.

Darrell Issa, chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, demanded answers from Secretary of State Hillary Clinton about an apparent lack of sufficient protections at the facility.

"Multiple U.S. federal government officials have confirmed to the committee that, prior to the September 11 attack, the U.S. mission in Libya made repeated requests for increased security in Benghazi," Issa said in a letter to Clinton.

"The mission in Libya, however, was denied these resources in Washington."

Write a Comment
CAPTCHA Code Image
Type in image code
Change the code
 Receive our promos
 Respond to this email
Subscribe  |   Advertise  |   RSS Feed  |   About Us  |   Career  |   Contact Us
Sitemap  |   Top Stories  |   Taiwan  |   China  |   Business  |   Asia  |   World  |   Sports  |   Life  |   Arts & Leisure  |   Health  |   Editorial  |   Commentary
Travel  |   Movies  |   TV Listings  |   Classifieds  |   Bookstore  |   Getting Around  |   Weather  |   Guide Post  |   Student Post  |   Terms of Use  |   Sitemap
  chinapost search