May 2nd, 2013
07:40 PM ET

Officials: al Qaeda to blame for Benghazi attack

According to a senior U.S. law enforcement official, three or four Yemeni men from al-Qaeda took part in the terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi that killed ambassador Christopher Stevens.

Sources: 3 al Qaeda operatives took part in Benghazi attack

U.S. officials knew it was a terrorist attack within 24 hours, and that the terrorists were linked to al-Qaeda. But only now, nearly eight months after the deadly assault, are we finally learning details.

CNN's Pentagon correspondent, Barbara Starr is Outfront with the latest.

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  1. Anthony Horan

    They delayed their announcement in order not to alert their targets. This is a non-story.

    May 3, 2013 at 1:17 pm | Reply

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