November 24, 2012
Whatever happened to the investigation by Libya into the attack in Benghazi?
In case you were wondering, the Libyan government appears not to have given the investigation of who and what was behind the attack on our consulate very high priority. In fact, they haven't done anything much at all: After more than two months, Libya's investigation into the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi appears in limbo. Key security commanders and witnesses say they were never questioned. No suspects have been named, and gunmen seen participating in the assault walk freely in the eastern Libyan city. Hanging over the probe is a fear of reprisals from extremist militiamen. Farag al-Fazani, a young commander of a Libyan security force commissioned to protect the U.S. post at the time of the Sept. 11 attack, says he sees militants he recognizes from that chaotic night. They recognize him too. "I get death threats by phone (saying) you are an infidel and spilling your blood is permitted," said al-Fazani. "No one can protect me. I see them and they know...(Read Full Post)