Friday, May 31, 2013

How Did U.S. Ambassador Stevens Die During The Attack In Benghazi

President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton pause as the national anthem is played during the dignified transfer ceremony for the U.S. Ambassador to Libya J. Christopher Stevens, Foreign Service officer Sean Smith, and security officers Tyrone S. Woods and Glen A. Doherty on Joint Base Andrews, Md., Sept. 14, 2012. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo

Officials Instructed Benghazi Hospital To List Stevens As "John Doe" -- CBS

U.S. officials gave instructions for Benghazi Medical Center to use a "John Doe" pseudonym on the death certificate of Ambassador Christopher Stevens after he died of asphyxiation in the Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist attacks on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya. That's according to a U.S. official speaking on condition of anonymity because the official isn't authorized to speak publicly on the matter. The reason for the pseudonym, says the official, was to avoid drawing undue attention to the importance of the victim as Americans rushed to figure out how to recover Stevens' body and return it to the U.S.

The official provided the most complete accounting yet of Stevens' whereabouts and passing in the eight and a half months since his death.

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My Comment: Kudos to Sharyl Attkisson for uncovering even more facts of this attack. I find it amazing that even 8 months after the attack .... key information is still classified.

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