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Protesters wreck militia compound in Benghazi: AFP
Hundreds of Libyan protesters forced members of a hardline Islamist militia out of their base in the second city of Benghazi Friday, setting fire to and wrecking the military compound. Members of the Salafist jihadi group Ansar al-Sharia fired in the air before being forced out of their base.
US says Libya attack was terrorism: Was it unprepared for Arab Spring fallout?
The Christian Science Monitor
After a week of hesitation, the White House now says it is “self-evident” that a “terrorist attack,” and not just a spontaneous reaction from a furious mob, struck the US Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, last week. The characterization is important, because it opens the door to the conclusion.