September 21, 2012
Libyan followers of Ansar al-Shariah Brigades and other Islamic militias hold a demonstration Friday against a film and a cartoon denigrating the Prophet Muhammad in Benghazi, Libya. The attack that killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans has sparked a backlash among frustrated Libyans against the heavily armed gunmen, including Islamic extremists, who run rampant in their cities.
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The heavily armed extremists who laid siege to the U.S. Consulate in Libya used military-style tactics that may have steered Americans toward a waiting ambush, U.S. officials said Friday as they pieced together details about how the compound was overrun.