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September 19, 2012 5:25 PM

U.S. official calls Benghazi consulate assault ‘terrorist attack’ amid tough questioning over security

The Obama administration acknowledged for the first time Wednesday that last week’s assault on the U.S. consulate compound in Benghazi that left the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans dead was a “terrorist attack” apparently launched by local Islamic militants and foreigners linked to al Qaida’s leadership or regional allies.

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