- Ambassador Christopher Stevens was in Benghazi to talk to officials about weapons stockpiles
- Stevens and information officer holed up in safe room in compound
- Two Navy SEALs were killed while fighting off attack on other Americans in Benghazi
(CNN)September 11, 2012, in America was a day of solemn remembrance. In Libya, it was a day of violence that ended with four Americans killed, starting a debate over whether the Obama administration should have better protected them and whether it tried to cover its tracks after the debacle.
An earlier version of this article misidentified the diplomat who was deputy mission chief in Benghazi, Libya, at the time of the 2012 attacks. He was Gregory Hicks.