Hillary Clinton asked a darn good question during her January 2013 testimony about the Benghazi terrorist attack:
“What difference does it make”?
This question has been in search of an answer for eight months and was perhaps best addressed by Eric Nordstrom, the State Department’s regional security officer assigned to Libya. This is what he said in his congressional testimony:
“It matters to me personally and it matters to my colleagues at the Department of State….It matters to the American public for whom we serve, and most importantly it matters to the friends, the family.”
Benghazi matters and for reasons beyond red and blue.
Foreign Service personnel often put their lives and families at risk in the host countries where they serve. Their hazard pay can never fully compensate them for the dangers they face. Their only comfort rests in the accumulation of reliable intelligence and the promise of evacuation in a crisis.
Read More at OfficialWire . By Sally Zelikovsky.