Did The US State Department Learn Anything From Benghazi?

Internal Probe Finds US Embassy In Beirut Insecure, Lacks Terror Training -- Washington Guardian

State Department didn't even list Beirut as high risk despite violence, Hezbollah presence. Insecurity persists three decades after Marine barracks bombing

The State Department is failing to adequately protect U.S. diplomats in Beirut, leaving them without necessary counterterrorism training and serving in a decrepit, aged embassy compound that fails to meet security protocols, according to an internal investigation that raises new questions about the Obama administration's commitment to protecting Americans overseas in the aftermath of the Benghazi tragedy.

In fact, the department did not place Beirut on its latest list of high-threat diplomatic missions even though Lebanon is listed at the "critical" threat level for potential violence with its frequent rocket attacks, spillovers from the Syrian civil war and heavy presence of the terror group Hezbollah, the agency's inspector general said in a report reviewed by the Washington Guardian.

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My Comment: I suspect that this is not one of the top places for diplomats to find themselves being posted.

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