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Accession Number PB2014-104344
Title Majority Interim Report: Benghazi Investigation Update.
Publication Date Feb 2014
Media Count 31p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract Immediately after the terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya on September 11, 2012, the Committee on Armed Services began an ongoing extensive effort to evaluate the response of the Department of Defense (DOD). In addition to assessing how the Department reacted, the committee seeks to determine what preparations the U.S. military had made for the possibility of an attack in Libya, and what arrangements have subsequently been put into place to minimize the possibility of a similar recurrence. This report should be considered one component of continuing comprehensive Benghazi-related oversight underway in the U.S. House of Representatives. In keeping with the committees jurisdiction, however, this document addresses only the activities and actions of personnel in DOD. To date, committee staff has reviewed thousands of pages of written material (including classified emails and situation reports) made available by DOD. Staff has also held three classified staff briefings, and two classified interviews. Members have participated in two open hearings, and seven additional classified briefings. In undertaking this work, the committee has met with and received information from military personnel in the entire chain of command in connection with Benghazi: from those on the ground at the time of the attack to the nations senior-most uniformed leader.
Keywords Attacks
Classified material review
Military operations
Military personnel
U.S. military

Source Agency Secretary of Defense
NTIS Subject Category 74G - Military Operations, Strategy, & Tactics
Corporate Author Committee on Armed Services (U.S. House).
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1412
Contract Number N/A

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