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Why the Slow Response Time in Benghazi?

posted on October 15, 2012

Commentary’s Max Boot questions the Obama administration’s slow response to produce an accurate assessment of the security failures that led to the attacks on the U.S. consolate in Libya, and, if warranted, to respond with appropriate force. “Admittedly action between now and the election will inevitably be criticized in some quarters as a ‘wag the dog’ scenario,” writes Boot. “[B]ut, just as they did with the 1998 strikes on Afghanistan and Sudan (which occurred in the middle of the Monica Lewinsky scandal), Republicans are likely to support any military action against terrorists.”

Read at Commentary