Obama Calls Benghazi Suspect Capture 'a Message to the World'Benghazi Suspect Captured by US Special Forces
The U.S. government has captured who it's calling "a key figure" in the attacks two years ago on U.S. facilities in Benghazi, Libya, which killed U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans.
American military and law enforcement personnel operating in Libya captured Ahmed Abu Khattala, who had been secretly indicted in the U.S. for his alleged role in the attacks.
Khattala, who was captured Sunday, is now in "a secure location outside of Libya," and no civilians or U.S. personnel were harmed in the operation, according to a statement today from a Pentagon spokesman. Two U.S. officials said he is being held on a U.S. Navy ship in the Mediterranean.
"It's important for us to send as a message to the world that when Americans are attacked, no matter how long it takes, we will find those responsible and bring them to justice," President Obama said today. READ MORE