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U.S. Embassy Attacks In North Africa Reverberate On White House Campaign

The death of the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans at the hands of extremists there quickly became an issue in the 2012 presidential race. Republican Mitt Romney accused the administration of making an "apology for America's values," and of sending "mixed messages to the world."
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Slain U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens Thrived On Tough Assignments

The ambassador always wanted to get out of the embassy and experience events firsthand. Stevens spent much of his career in North Africa and was thrilled to be in Libya at this crucial time in its history.
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Protecting U.S. Diplomats Working Abroad

We chat with two former U.S. ambassadors for perspective about what the Libya consulate attacks will mean for American diplomacy and security abroad.

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Attack In Libya Threatens To Upset U.S. Ties

Ambassador Chris Stevens died Tuesday after an angry mob descended on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi in protest of an amateur American film that mocks Islam. The U.S. Embassy in Egypt was also attacked, and security is on high alert in both countries.
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U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens, 52, Killed In Libya

The U.S. State Department said its ambassador in Libya, Chris Stevens, was killed in an attack on a diplomatic facility in Benghazi. For more on the ambassador's life, Steve Inskeep speaks with journalist Robin Wright.
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Pakistan Factory Fires Kill More Than 300

Most of the workers were killed in a garment factory in Karachi, while 25 died at a separate fire in a shoe factory in Lahore.

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