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Four to remember from the Sept. 11, 2012 attack

September 16, 2020 - 05:00
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Normally this’s a Republican opinion column, but sometimes it’s necessary to rise above partisan politics. While Sept. 11 occurred last week, it’s too important to ignore. What follows has been taken from a couple of different sources. Following Muammar Gaddafi’s death, Libya remained mostly ungoverned, its cities and surrounding areas filled with chaos. Militant, radical Islamic groups were rising in power as the fledgling government struggled. A major intelligence hub during the Libyan revolution, Benghazi acted as home base for CIA operatives in the area. However, the personnel and facility were classified until following the events of that fatal night. On the evening of ...

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