Under Fire

Under Fire

The Untold Story of the Attack in Benghazi

Book - 2013
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On the night of September 11, 2012, the American diplomatic mission at Benghazi, Libya, came under ferocious attack by a heavily armed group of Islamic terrorists. The prolonged firefight, and the attack hours later on a nearby CIA outpost, resulted in the deaths of four Americans, including the American ambassador to Libya. After the fall of Qaddafi, Benghazi was transformed into a hotbed of fundamentalist fervor and a den of spies for the northern half of the African continent. Moreover, it became the center of gravity for terrorist groups strategically situated in the violent whirlwinds of the Arab Spring. On the eleventh anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, a group of heavily armed Islamic terrorists had their sights set on the U.S. presence in the city. Based on the exclusive cooperation of eyewitnesses and confidential sources within the intelligence, diplomatic, and military communities.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2013
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781250041104
Branch Call Number: 363.325 BUR NVD
Characteristics: xx, 295 p,, [16] p. of plates : ill. (mostly col.) ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Katz, Samuel M. 1963-

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SEBoiko
Apr 23, 2014

The Arab Spring spark that lit the fuse to the Libyan Civil War was rooted in the economics of Qaddafi's corrupt rule and not in the flames of Militant Islam.

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SEBoiko
Apr 23, 2014

There was very little law and order in the new Libya, bullets were still flying all over the country, and indeed much of the Arab World,...

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SEBoiko
Nov 13, 2013

When rolling into hell, keep moving forward. Reverse is not an option.

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SEBoiko
Nov 13, 2013

By the time the bosses get involved, it's too late.

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SEBoiko
Nov 13, 2013

DS agents had gotten used to working with the FBI, although the relationship was historically challenged.

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SEBoiko
Nov 13, 2013

The Libyan revolution shattered forty- two years of nepotistic wealth distribution into a free-for-all of oil-rich opportunity.

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