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A Deadly Mix In Benghazi

A burnt building is seen inside the US Embassy compound on September 12, 2012  in Benghazi, Libya, following an overnight att
A burnt building is seen inside the US Embassy compound on September 12, 2012 in Benghazi, Libya, following an overnight attack on the building. The US ambassador to Libya and three of his colleagues were killed in an attack on the US consulate in the eastern Libyan city by Islamists outraged over an amateur American-made Internet video mocking Islam, less than six months after being appointed to his post. AFP PHOTO/STRINGER (Photo credit should read STRINGER/AFP/GettyImages)

A BOYISH-LOOKING AMERICAN DIPLOMAT was meeting for the first time with the Islamist leaders of eastern Libya’s most formidable militias.

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