Sensitive Files Left in Benghazi

    A Libyan man walks through the debris of the damaged US amabassador's residence in the US consulate compund in Benghazi on September 13, 2012, following an attack on the building late on September 11 in which the US ambassador to Libya and three other US nationals were killed. Libya said it has made arrests and opened a probe into the attack, amid speculation that Al-Qaeda rather than a frenzied mob was to blame. AFP PHOTO/GIANLUIGI GUERCIA        (Photo credit should read GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/GettyImages)

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    In their hurry to get the hell out of Benghazi, American personnel at the U.S. consulate there seem to have left a few things behind. A few weeks after the Sept. 11 attack that killed 4 Americans, a Washington Post reporter found sensitive documents scattered around in the rubble, including detailed plans for the consulate’s security at certain times of the day and when certain people were present. The gates of the U.S. compound were locked several days after the bombing, but in the initial chaos, looters and others were free to walk around, and many documents seem to have disappeared.

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