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BENGHAZI: What was Stevens doing there?

Kathleen Parker says: “Why people decided to attack the American consulate and CIA annex in Benghazi is far less important than preventing another such attack in the future” (TNT, 5-14).

That’s about the stupidest thing I’ve read in print. How do you prevent attacks in the future if you don’t know why people are attacking?

The job of an Ambassador is to administer the Embassy, which assists with international trade and travel. Ambassadors don’t typically get killed in military operations.

When Christopher Stevens died, he was not at the American Embassy. That’s in Tripoli, and it didn’t have a

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