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The U.S. Has Captured a Benghazi Suspect

The U.S. Has Captured a Benghazi Suspect

In a top secret raid in Libya, U.S. Special Operations captured Ahmed Abu Khattala, a suspected ringleader in the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound that left U.S. Ambassador to Libya J. Christopher Stevens and State Department security official Sean Smith dead. Officials say American troops have been working alongside the FBI for months to capture Abu Khattala, who is now secure in a compound outside Libya. Abu Khattala is being charged with “killing a person in the course of an attack on a federal facility involving use of a firearm” and conspiring to “provide material support to terrorists resulting in a death.” In a statement, President Barack Obama said “with this operation, the United States has once again demonstrated that we will do whatever it takes to see that justice is done when people harm Americans” …

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