Top Obama terror aide presses Libyan President for action

Posted on October 10, 2012

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Oct 10, 2012 20:16
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The top White House anti-terror official John Brennan pressed Libyan President Mohammed Megaryef on Wednesday to hunt down those guilty of the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi.

The White House said Brennan addressed “specific additional steps Libya can take to better assist the US in ensuring that the perpetrators are brought to justice,” during talks with top officials in Tripoli.

Diplomatic security in Benghazi was weak and deteriorating, a former special forces soldier who was the head of a US security team in the Libyan capital was to tell lawmakers Wednesday.In Benghazi “the situation remained uncertain and reports from some Libyans indicated it was getting worse.

Diplomatic security remained weak,” Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Wood said in remarks prepared for a special congressional hearing into the September 11 attack on the US consulate in the Libyan city.

AFP

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