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13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi

13 Hours:  The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi

by Mitchell Zuckoff with the Annex Security Team,
The Boston Globe, September 25, 2014

"It’s so nice to be back in Benghazi," Christopher Stevens, US ambassador to Libya, wrote in his diary on the night of Sept. 11, 2012. Stevens felt a "much stronger emotional connection" to Benghazi — with its smaller-town feel, "moist air & green & spacious compound" — than he had for Tripoli. That said, he concluded his entry by noting the “[n]ever ending security threats,” with an ellipsis tailing off toward the end of the page.

 

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