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The Benghazi Raid: Legal and International Fallout

The capture of the alleged ringleader of the 2012 attacks on the U.S. compound in Benghazi has prompted wrangling over his legal fate and intensified concerns about instability in his fractious nation. In the U.S, lawmakers are divided down partisan lines over whether Ahmed Abu Khattala should face military or civilian justice. In Libya, government officials condemned the raid and insisted Khattala be returned. Kojo explores the legal fallout from the raid, and finds out what's next for this North African nation in turmoil.

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