1. TERRORISM

    Clinton Suggests Al Qaeda Link in Libya

    NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 26:   U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (C) speaks at a United Nations Security Council meeting on peace and security in Middle East on September 26, 2012 in New York City. The 67th annual event gathers more than 100 heads of state and government for high level meetings on nuclear safety, regional conflicts, health and nutrition and environment issues.  (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

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    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is the highest-ranking Obama administration to suggest that Al Qaeda was behind the attack in Libya that killed Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three embassy workers on Sept. 11. “Now with a larger safe haven and increased freedom to maneuver, terrorists are seeking to extend their reach and their networks in multiple directions,” Clinton said at a United Nations meeting on the North African security crisis Wednesday. “And they are working with other violent extremists to undermine the democratic transitions under way in North Africa, as we tragically saw in Benghazi.” Clinton's comments come as sources tell CNN that FBI agents are still investigating the attack in Libya from afar, and have not been granted access to secure the crime scene.

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