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Emotions are still -- following the murder of the US ambassador to Libya and three other Americans -- Ben Ghazi.
Now the disclosure of the diplomats diary is raising all sorts of questions about security.
And ethics chief Washington correspondent James Rosen is live at the State Department tonight when that's -- big -- -- good evening at issue here is a hard bound book that contained about seven pages of handwritten notes made by the late ambassador Chris Stevens.
CNN says correspondent or would Damon found this book on the grounds of the consulate.
Three days after the attack there.
It is -- Stephens reportedly expressed concern about who never ending security threats and worried that he himself had been placed on an al-Qaeda hit list.
Asked today if Stevens cabled back such concerns of foggy bottom a State Department spokesman said the FBI's investigating.
A former US ambassador told Fox News is meg and Kelly today.
The contents of the Stevens journal may expose quote a failing in the overall approach to the region.
But I'm sure that if he believes that security was a problem he would have informed the state department's diplomatic security bureau.
They would've made a threat assessment and should have taken the necessary steps.
The fact that he and three other Americans were killed by definition shows there was a massive failure of security.
At first CNN.
Only cited an individual familiar with Stephens is thinking a few days later Anderson Cooper disclosed the existence of the journal.
Enter Philippe -- it's an aide to secretary of state Clinton.
-- -- -- -- furious statement of the Huffington Post accusing CNN of lacking humanity by failing to honor assurances that the network reportedly gave to the Stevens family.
To return the journal promptly and not report on personal details CNN executives dispute that.
Now -- Michael Hastings a reporter for the web -- bugs feed dot com Hastings is perhaps best known for oracle he wrote for Rolling Stone magazine a couple of years back.
That resulted in the firing of general Stanley McChrystal.
Hastings email Ryan is on Sunday morning and I quote.
Why didn't the State Department searched the consulate and find ambassador Stevens is diary first.
What other potential valuable intelligence was left behind -- -- been picked up by apparently anyone searching the grounds was -- classified or top secret material also left.
On classified material the answer is no run a shot back adding.
But you might want to ask CNN if they took anything else from the crime scene that they haven't told anyone about later on right -- -- Hastings.
Why do you bother to ask questions you -- you decided you know the answers to.
Why don't you Hastings fired back give answers that aren't -- yes for a change.
I now understand -- this email back why the official investigation by the Department of Defense as reported by the army times in the Washington Post.
Concluded beyond a doubt that your an unmitigated blank hole.
How's that for a non BS response when this went on to say now that we've gotten that out of our systems.
Have a good day and by good day I mean blank off.
Ryan -- did not respond to my request for comment through Italian diplomats acting as intermediary -- in return the Stevens journal to the State Department.
Nine days ago right.
Okay chance thank you the tell --
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