Benghazi Aftershocks Affecting US Policy In Egypt

wochit politics
August 19, 2013 AT 8:03 AM
The specter of Benghazi is affecting U.S. policy in coup-wracked Egypt. Cited as a reason for closing some 20 American embassies and consulates this month in the face of an al-Qaida threat, U.S. officials said last year's deadly attack on a U.S. diplomatic installation in Libya also is playing heavily into the Obama administration's deliberations on how to respond to the growing unrest across the Arab world's most populous country.