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Pentagon is now deployed armed forces to several sites of anti American violence across the Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says that while the violence is now leveling off those protests will likely continue as we're seeing today.
The crews are now prepared to -- -- American personnel and property.
Steve Centanni joins us from Washington this morning good morning Steve a lot of us are -- -- this question what's being done to protect our diplomats around the world.
Well as you know those Marines were sent -- been -- right after the killing and now a senior government official telling Reuters a platoon of US Marines sent to Yemen are there.
On temporary deployment only.
And -- only role will be to protect the American Embassy after it was storm by hundreds of demonstrators last week.
Meantime family members are also being sent home from embassies and consulates around the world.
From certain trouble zones that is -- -- with the UN ambassador Susan Rice said about that.
What we have done and on a selective basis where we assess that the security conditions necessitate.
Is to temporarily.
Have family members and nonessential personnel depart the country that's something we do all over the world.
When circuit security circumstances warrant is short term it's temporary and is prudent.
Meantime -- says there's no evidence yet to indicate the attack on Ben Ghazi was pre planned.
But the interim Libyan president disagrees saying it looks exactly like a pre planned attack.
The FBI still investigating.
And has yet to make a final determination.
All right let's transition now to talk a little bit about Afghanistan was a really rough true weekend for our troops there.
What do we know about what happens.
Well officials saying now and an Afghan soldier turned his weapon on a vehicle he believed was driven by NATO soldiers in the south.
Slightly wounding of four and civilian worker this the latest in a string of insider attacks by Afghan forces against their international allies.
And Defense Secretary Leon Panetta -- traveling in Japan.
Had this comment.
This is a war.
We're engaged in the war.
-- and every day when you're engaged in war.
There are serious risk.
That confront those who fight the war.
And we will do all we can't.
To minimize those risks.
NATO saying it's they're reviewing its protocols for protecting troops in the wake of the current attack.
Spike in those attacked -- -- you Steve Centanni and Washington Steve thank you so much.
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