Bombshell in the Benghazi e-mails: The CIA warned of impending jihadist attack

Special to WorldTribune.com

By Grace Vuoto

The White House recently released more than 100 pages of e-mails between the CIA, State Department and the White House regarding the now infamous talking points.

http://www.worldtribune.com/2013/05/20/bombshell-in-the-benghazi-e-mails-the-cia-warned-of-impending-jihadist-attack/

Ambassador said no to military offers of security in Libya, officials say

[excerpt] CAIRO — In the month before attackers stormed U.S. facilities in Benghazi and killed four Americans, U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens twice turned down offers of security assistance made by the senior U.S. military official in the region in response to concerns that Stevens had raised in a still-secret memorandum, two government officials told McClatchy.

Protesters demand disbanding militias attacked in Libyan capital; UK, US on alert over turmoil

The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/protesters-demand-disbanding-militias-attacked-in-libyan-capital-uk-us-on-alert-over-turmoil/2013/05/10/4e4be260-b9d0-11e2-b568-6917f6ac6d9d_print.html

By Associated Press, Published: May 10

TRIPOLI, Libya — Scores of Libyan militiamen descended on rally in the nation’s capital, Tripoli, kicking and beating protesters who had taken to the streets Friday as part of a call for mass demonstrations against the country’s unruly militias.

Western powers reduce diplomatic staff in Libya

TRIPOLI: Western powers, concerned by continuing political instability in Libya and galvanised by a recent car bombing at the French embassy, are reducing their diplomatic staffs in Tripoli and warning citizens about visiting the country.

http://www.themalaysiantimes.com.my/western-powers-reduce-diplomatic-staff-in-libya/