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Wednesday, October 3

Washington Post reporter finds several sensitive official U.S. documents scattered at Benghazi consulate

I've already posted the following as an update to the earlier post on CNN reporter Arwa Damon's revelations about her findings at the Benghazi consulate, so this is for readers who read the Damon post prior to the 4:15 PM update.

It might be coincidental in the case of the WaPo findings but it just so happens that the CNN report came out on the eve of the U.S presidential debate, and the WaPo one was published just a few hours before the debate is scheduled to start. This guarantees the revelations will receive little attention from the news media -- and the public:
Sensitive documents left behind at American mission in Libya
By Michael Birnbaum, Wednesday, October 3, 3:19 PM EDT
The Washington Post

BENGHAZI, Libya — More than three weeks after attacks in this city killed the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans, sensitive documents remained only loosely secured in the remains of the U.S. mission here on Wednesday, offering visitors easy access to delicate details about American operations in Libya.

Documents detailing weapons collection efforts, emergency evacuation protocols, the full internal itinerary of Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens’s trip and the personnel records of Libyans who were contracted to secure the mission were among the items scattered across the floors of the looted compound when a Washington Post reporter and a translator visited Wednesday.[...]
Lot's more to the report, including photos of some documents.



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