Sens. Jack Reed (left), Rhode Island Democrat; Carl Levin (third from left), Michigan Democrat and committee chairman; Jim Inhofe (third from right), Oklahoma Republican; and John McCain (right), Arizona Republican, listen as Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta (second from right) and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey (second from left), chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, on the Defense Department's response to the attack on U.S. facilities in Benghazi, Libya. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Sens. Jack Reed (left), Rhode Island Democrat; Carl Levin (third from left), Michigan Democrat and committee chairman; Jim Inhofe (third from right), Oklahoma Republican; and John McCain (right), Arizona Republican, listen as Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta (second from right) and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey (second from left), chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, on the Defense Department's response to the attack on U.S. facilities in Benghazi, Libya. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)