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Benghazi Timeline: From ‘we’re under attack’ to evacuation

 From Tripoli to Washington, military leaders struggled to learn what was happening in Libya and find a way to help when a diplomatic post and CIA compound in Benghazi came under attack the night of Sept. 11, 2012, and the next morning. Spotty communications and a lack of nearby troops or planes at the ready

Top Intel Chief Testifies: ‘We Should Have Sent Help For Americans in Benghazi’

Katie Pavlich Testifying in front of a House Oversight Committee hearing Thursday on Capitol Hill, retired Air Force Brigadier General Robert Lovell said the military should have and could have done more to help Americans who were killed in Benghazi on September 11, 2012. Lovell is the former deputy director for intelligence at Africa Command.