Senate Benghazi Report Calls For End To Local Security Aid

Law360, Washington (January 15, 2014, 6:25 PM EST) -- The Senate Intelligence Committee in a report Wednesday cautioned the federal government against using nongovernmental local security forces to protect its high-risk international outposts, claiming that over-reliance was one factor that led to the “likely preventable” 2012 terrorist attacks on the U.S. embassy in Benghazi, Libya.

The long-awaited committee report reviewing the September 2012 attacks included a dozen findings and 18 recommendations that the senators believe will improve security at U.S. diplomatic and intelligence bases around the globe.

According to the report, the State Department didn't...
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