According to AP, on Thursday, Clinton announced that she was launching a five-member Accountability Review Board that will be chaired by Thomas Pickering, who is a former envoy to the United Nations, Israel and Jordan.
On September 11, clashes broke out at the US consulate in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi after a group of people held a demonstration to protest against a blasphemous movie that insults Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and depicts Islam as an oppressive religion.
US ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens and three staff members of the US consulate were killed during clashes at the mission building. According to a US official, at least five other Americans were also wounded in the clashes.
Meanwhile, White House spokesman Jay Carney claimed on Friday that the Benghazi incident was “a terrorist attack… in which… possible elements of Al-Qaeda participated.”