No evidence found of Al Qaeda role in Libya attack
U.S. intelligence agencies and witnesses paint a picture of an assault carried out with little planning at the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi. WASHINGTON — The assault on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi last month appears to have been an opportunistic attack rather than a long-planned operation, and intelligence agencies have found no evidence that it was ordered by Al Qaeda, according to U.S. officials and witnesses interviewed in Libya.
CIA operations in Libya hurt after Benghazi attack
The attack on a consular office and "safe house" in Libya has set back CIA operations in eastern Libya. About a dozen CIA operatives were among personnel evacuated from Benghazi.
NATO's secretary-general discusses Afghanistan, Libya
Under Anders Fogh Rasmussen's watch, the coalition's most consuming campaign has been the Afghan war. He discusses the exit plan and the recent 'insider attacks.' BRUSSELS — Since becoming head of the world's most durable military alliance three years ago, NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has had his hands full with conflicts and operations outside the coalition's center of gravity in North America and Europe.
CIA's exit from Benghazi, Libya, draws criticism from ex-officers
A dozen operatives were withdrawn from a key post after the attack on the U.S. Consulate. Former officers describe the move as overly cautious. WASHINGTON —- About a dozen CIA personnel were evacuated from eastern Libya after heavily armed men stormed the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi and killed four Americans, setting back an important intelligence operation and prompting a debate about how much risk CIA officers should assume in dangerous overseas posts.
US on Attack in Libya: Send in the Drones
The U.S. is surging its use of drones in Libya as it investigates the attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, the Associated Press reports. With operations in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Yemen stretching human resources thin, "Predator and Reaper drones" have been "increasing the area they cover and the frequency of their flights since the attack on the consulate, as well as sending more surveillance equipment to the region, one official said," according to the Associated Press .