Before death, Amb. Stevens warned of "violent" Libya landscape.....
In the weeks before his death, U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens sent the State Department several requests for increased security for diplomats in Libya.
Steven's memos to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, which is investigating attacks, show he personally pressed for strengthened security.
Ambassador warned Libya was "volatile and violent"
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On July 9, 2012, Stevens sent a "request for extension of tour of duty (TDY) personnel." That refers to a 16-man military temporary security team with expertise in counter terrorism. They were set to leave in August, but Stevens asked to keep them "thru mid-September."
On August 2, six weeks before he died, Stevens requested "protective detail bodyguard postions," saying the added guards "will fill the vacuum of security personnel currently at post who will be leaving with the next month and will not be replaced." He called "the security condition in Libya ... unpredictable, volatile and violent." It's not known what happened to that request.
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On August 8, as the special security teams left Libya, another cable from Stevens says "a series of violent incidents has dominated the political landscape" and calls them "targeted and discriminate attacks."
Colonel Andrew Wood led the U.S. military team that left Libya in August. He testified before Congress last week.
He told CBS News that Stevens fought losing another security team.....snip~
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Before death, Amb. Stevens warned of "violent" Libya landscape - CBS News
I would note all the other links.....CBS News has up as well about it as well.