Hillary Clinton "responsibility" of the Benghazi case

Hillary Clinton "responsibility" of the Benghazi case

New York City : NY : USA | Oct 16, 2012 at 8:16 AM PDT
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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Monday she "assumed responsibility" for the consequences of the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, a matter which causes a political storm in the United States before the presidential election. The U.S. administration has received congressional approval to allocate eight million dollars to help Libya build a unit of elite troops to combat extremist groups, according to the New York Times on Tuesday. This aid to create a force of 500 soldiers Libyan will be charged on loans used for operations of the Pentagon in Pakistan. In interviews with American television Monday night CNN and Fox since Peru's capital, Lima, the head of American diplomacy especially wanted to protect President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden camp attacks Republican candidate Mitt Romney on security conditions prevailing around the consulate in Benghazi before the attack. "I take responsibility" in the management of this attack occurred on September 11 and has killed including the U.S. ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens, Clinton said, according to excerpts released by short CNN and Fox. "I am in charge of the State Department (employing) 60,000 people in the world in 275 posts" diplomatic and consular "the President and the Vice President would certainly not aware of decisions taken by security professionals, "said Secretary of State. She said she wanted first "to avoid a kind of political trap." In fact, "the Benghazi case" shakes the American political scene at the approach of the presidential election on November 6. Republicans led by their candidate Mitt Romney criticized the government of President Obama Democrat flaws in security and intelligence before the onslaught of the consulate and brocardent their opponents to have been slow to recognize that it was an "attack terrorism "involving Al Qaeda. Republican Senator John McCain, who was a candidate against Obama in 2008, said in a statement praised the "commendable gesture" Clinton, "especially when the White House is trying to escape any form of responsibility." Criticizing President Obama, Mr. McCain said that "safety of Americans working abroad fell ultimately the responsibility of the commander in chief." Last Friday, the White House was on the defensive after Vice President Biden assured yesterday in his debate against the Republican running mate of Mr. Romney, Paul Ryan, the government had not heard of requests for more security around the U.S. embassy in Tripoli and Benghazi consulate before September 11. But on Wednesday before a congressional committee led by Republicans, U.S. officials in Libya of the security had claimed that the level of safety in Benghazi was insufficient before the attack and had called for additional measures that had been denied by the State Department. Mr. Romney was immediately seized these apparently contradictory statements to accuse Biden of "persist in delusion." The FBI and the Libyan authorities investigating the attack instead of Benghazi, while Clinton has established a committee that reviews the security measures in force in Benghazi and information on the state of the terrorist threat. "In terms of safety, decisions are made by professionals, but we will review them to be sure that we do everything necessary in an increasingly risky," Clinton said on Fox News. Which directs the first diplomatic and consular network in the world has repeatedly assured that the bombing Benghazi or anti-American violence in September in the Muslim world would not affect the United States support the process of democratization of the countries. "We can not not hire us. We can not withdraw," she insisted
gloriacalzita is based in Quezon, Central Luzon, Philippines, and is a Stringer on Allvoices.
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