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-- rest today in last month's deadly assault on the US mission in Libya.
-- -- correspondent James Rosen has tonight's update on the investigation.
One day after FBI agents made their first inspection of the Ben Ghazi consulate in -- -- -- US ambassador Chris Stephenson three other Americans were murdered a Turkish broadcaster announced the arrest of two Tunisian nationals would fake passports at Ataturk airport.
And call them suspects in the case.
US officials swiftly contacted -- while they provided no details on the reported action they did offer an explanation of why the FBI took so long to visit the so called crime scenes.
We were working with the government -- to obtain permission.
For the FBI team.
And the DOD -- -- to travel there.
We didn't seek -- -- For them permission has -- for the landing of aircraft.
And we work to get them the appropriate he -- so we've been working through all these permutations.
That the perpetrators may have had different nationalities and may already have fled to neighboring or even far flung countries.
Exposes the myriad difficulties the FBI faces and hunting down the killers but also it reflects the quality of intelligence cooperation.
And also the way in which globalization helps.
Because we can check passports more quickly we can figure out.
Which ones may be fraudulent which fake passports may be associated with suspected terrorists the internal State Department panel reviewing the -- -- episode led by former UN ambassador Thomas Pickering held its second meeting today separately a spokesman acknowledged that in an email exchange that included ambassador -- last may the department rejected a request for the State Department airplane be kept in Tripoli for his and others use.
I think it was a DC three.
But this plane was.
I was in Iraq at the time.
And move to support Libya early on.
When there are no commercial when there was no commercial airline service into Libya and we can move that asset back to.
Other State Department business I believe back to Iraq in this case.
Current UN ambassador or Susan Rice who on the Sunday after the killings claim they were spontaneous mom actions and not coordinated acts of terrorism.
Has written to three Republican senators to say -- statements that morning reflected quote the intelligence community's best current assessment as of that date.
Senators McCain a yacht and Johnson of Wisconsin shot back.
Either the Obama administration is misleading congress and the American people or it is blaming the entire failure on the intelligence community unquote.
-- continue to follow this James thank you.
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