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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.


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.

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.

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.

U.S. Confirms Deaths Of U.S. Ambassador, Staff

Steve Inskeep reports on events in Libya. The U.S. ambassador to Libya, Chris Stevens, and three other Americans were killed overnight in an attack on the American consulate in Benghazi.

U.S. Condemns Killing Of Ambassador, Staff In Libya

Renee Montagne speaks with NPR's Michele Kelemen about the news that U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three American members of his staff were killed in attacks in Benghazi, Libya.