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United States Department State
Washingron, .C. 20520
FEB 2015
Case No.: F-2014-11262
Segments: SfES-l SfES-2
Ms. Kate Bailey
425 Third St., SW, Suite 800
Washington, 20024
Dear Ms. Bailey: refer our letter dated December 17,2014, regarding the release certain
Department State material under the Freedom Information Act (the
FOlA), U.S.C. 552.
The review has been completed for part the records retrieved from the
Office the Secretary, which consist documents responsive your
request. have determined that nine may released full and seven may
released with excisions. All released material enclosed. enclosure provides information FOIA exemptions and other grounds for
withholding material. Where have made excisions, the applicable
exemptions are marked each document. will keep you informed your case progresses. you have any questions,
you may contact Assistant United States Attorney Robert Prince
(202) 305-3654 Robert.Prince@usdoi.gov. Please sure refer the case
number shown above all correspondence about this case.
Sin Iy,
J,~k
1-~o Hackett, Actmg Director
Office Information Programs and Services
Enclosures: stated.
001
The Freedom Judicial Watch, Act via FOIA 552)
FOIA Exemp tio
(bXI)
Information specifically authorized executive rder kept secret the interest
nat ional defense foreign policy. Executive Order 13526 includes the followi
classification categories:
1.4(a)
IA(b)
IA(c) A(d)
1.4(e)
Military plans, systems, operations
Foreign government informat ion
Intelligcnce activities, sources methods, cryptology
Foreign relations foreign activities the US, including confidential sources
Scientific, technological, econo mic matters relating national security,
including defense against transnational terrorism
IA(t) U.S. Government programs for safeguarding nuclear materials fac ilities
1.4(g) Vulnerabilities capabilities systems, installations, infrastructures, projects,
plans, protection services relating national security, including defense
agai nst transnational terrorism
1.4(h) Weapons mass destruct ion X2)
Related solely the internal personnel rules and practices agency
(bX3)
Specifically exempted from disclosure stDtute (other than USC 552), for example:
ARMSEXP
CIA PERS/ORG
EXPORT CONTROL
FSACT
INA
IRAN
Ann Export Control Act, 50. USC 2411(c)
Central lntelligencc Agency Act 1949, USC 403(g)
Export Administration Act 1979, USC App. Sec. (c)
Foreign Service Act 1980, USC 4004
Immigration and Nationality Ac~ USC 1202(1), Sec. 222(1)
Iran Claims Settlement Act, Public Law 99-99, Sec. 505
(bX4)
Trade secrets and confidential commercial financ ial infonnation
(bX5)
Interagency intra-agency communications fonning part the deliberative process,
anomey-client privilege, attorney work product
(bX6)
Personal privacy infornlation
(bX7)
Law enforcement information whose disclosure uld
(A) interfere with enforcement proceedings
(8) deprive person fair trial
(C) constitute unwarranted invasion personal privacy
(D) disclose confidential sources
(E) disclose investigation techniques
(F) endanger life physical safety individual
(bX8)
Prepared for government agency regu lating supervising financial institutions
(bX9)
Geological and geophysical information and data, including maps, concerning wells
Otber Grounds for Withholding
Material not responsive FOlA request excised with the agreement oflhe requester
002
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2014-11262 Doc No. C05693215 Date: 0211112015
RELEASED FUL
REVIEW AUTHORITY: Archie Bolster, Senior Rev~we
From:
Sand, Maria
Sent:
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 4:07
To:
Mills, Cheryl SuHivan, Jacob Maananus, Joseph (S) SpeciatAssistants
FW: U.S. Oipk>matic Mission Benghazi Under Attack (SBU)
Cc:
Subject:
FYI
From: OpsA!ert@state.oov [maitto:OosNert@state,goyl
sent: Tuesday, Sept:emtier 11, 2012 4:06
Subject: U.S. Diplomatic Mission 6enghazl Under Attack (S6U)
(SBU) The Regional Security Officer reports the diplomatic mission under attack. Embassy Tripoli reports
approximately armed people fired shots; explosions have been heard well. Ambassador Stevens. who
currently Benghazi, and four COM personnel are the compound safe haven. The 17th February militia providing security support.
The Operations Center will provide updates available.
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2014-11262 Doc No. C05693215 Date: 0211112015
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UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2014-11262 Doc No. C05693218 Date: 02111 /2015
Classified DAS, AfGIS DoS /2012015 Class: CONFIDENTIAL Reason 1.4(B), 1.4(C)
Declassify on; 09/121202.7
From:
Sent:
To:
Subject:
Claslffleatlon:
SensitivltyCode:
Randolph, Lawrence
Tuesday, September 2012 4:42
Macmanus, Joseph (S)
FW: Attack Benghazi 09112012
UNCLASSIFIED
Sensitive
Joe- spoke with NEA about the s;tuation cairo and they said they will forward situatkm reports. They dIdnt have
more libya the time forwarded this had more Information than the Ops alert. Thanks,
From: Randolph, lawrence
Sent: Tuesday, September 11, 2012 4:38
To: Suftlvan, Jacob Mills, Cheryl Maonanus,.Joseph (5)
RELEASED PART
1.4(B),B6,1.4(C
Cc:S_Speda~n~
Subject: FW: Attadt Benghazi 09112012 little more detailed reporting Benghazi. Ops settins direct line with 8enghatl should have more
updates soon.
From: Bultrowtcz, SCOtt
Sent: Tuesday, September 11, 20124:32
To:S_Speda~n~
Subject: FW: Attadt Benghazi 09112012
Reporting from Benghazi
From Behalf Command Center
sent: TUeSday, septem6er 11, 20124:22
To: DSCC_C Seniols
Subject: Attadc Benghazi 09112012
The following prelimin;HY Information.
osce received phone call from
----.Jin Benghazi, Libya initially stating the armed individuals were
attacking the compound and Irying gain entrance. The Ambassador present Benghazi and currently barricaded
within the compound. There are injuries this time and unknown what the intent the attackers is.
approximately 1600 osce received word from Benghazi that individuals had entered the compound. 1614 RSO
advised that the Ubyans had set fire various buildings the area, possibly the building that houses the AmbasSJ14( responding and taking fire.
14(C)
-osee
SBU
This email UNCLASSIFIED.
REVIEW AUTHORITY:
Archie Bolster, Senior Revieweq
UNCLASSI FIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-20 14-11262 Doc No. C05693218 Date: 0211112015
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UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2014-11262 Doc No. C05693229 Date: 02111 /2015
RELEASED PART 861
From:
Sent:
To:
Ce:
Sub)t:
[REVIEW AUTHORITY: Archie Bolster, ~nior Reviewe
Randolph, Lawrence
Wednesday, September 12. 2012 12:04
Mills, Cheryl Macmanus, Joseph (5); Sullivan, Jacob
5_SpecialAssistants
FW: Update Benghazi Shelter Location Also Under Attack (SBU)
Please excuse you have seen this before already heard this. just called Ops and they said that command center reporting that the compound under attack again. about reach out the Command Center.
(S8ll) Command reports the current shelter location for COM personnel Benghazi under anack
mortar fire. There are reports injuries COM staff.
From: OpsAIert@state.gov
Sent: Tuesday, September 11,20126:06
To: MilnerCE@state.gov; SES DutyDeputieS@State.gov; SpeciaIAssistants@state.gov; B@State.gov; DN@State.gov; poffice@State.gov; ODS Targeted Alerts DL@state.gov; PAFOGroup@State.gov;
QperationsCenter@State.gov; Dos Targeted Alerts ES-O Dl.@state.gov; SES-Line Only@state.gov;
ODs Targeted Alerts DL@State.gov: #whsri
harry.b.harris.mil@mail.mil;
BenghaztUpdate@state.gov; Tar eled Alerts
state. COffice@State.gov;
Ops Targeted Alerts CSO DL@State.gov; FrontOffice@State.gov; MET@state.gov;
MDGHRFrontOffice@State.gov; 
Subject: Off the Record
Bullpen colleagues,
OFF THE RECORD
Situation Benghazi very fluid. Hearing conflicting reports. will share what can soon can.
This ema~ UNCLASSIFIED.
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2014-11262 Doc No. C05701995 Date: 0211112015
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UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Departme~ State Case No. F-2014-11262 Doc No. C05702031 Date: 02111 /2015
RELEASED
From:
REVIEW AUTHORITY: Archie Bolster, senioj
Reviewer
Sent:
Veprek. Andrew
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 3:23
To:
Sherman, Wendy Nides, Thomas Bums, William Nuland, Victoria Sullivan Jacob
Ce:
Dibble, Elizabeth Maxwell. Raymond Sidereas, Evyenia; Roebuck, William
NEA-Slaff-Assislants-DL; S_SpecialAssislants; 0(8); O(N); SES_DutyDeputies; SESO_SWO; Leach, Kirk
Subject:
Death Ambassador Stevens Benghazi
Embassy Tripoli confirms the death Ambassador John (Chris) Stevens Benghazi. His body has been recovered and the airport Benghazi.
Andrew VllfINk
senior Walch
U.s. OI!~rtment SUit ()pentlons Cellier
nprfbmfilstitr.oy: 2OZ 647-15U
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2014-11262 Doc No. C05702031 Date: 0211112015
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UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. 2014 262 Doc No. C057021 Date: 021 1112015
!RELEASED FULL,
From:
Sent:To:
REVIEW AUTHORITY: Archie Bolster, Senior
Reviewer
Sherman, Wendy
Wednesday, September 12, 201210:29
Sullivan, Jacob Nuland, VICtoria Reines, Philippe Mills, Cheryl Kennedy, Patrick
Nides, Thomas Bums, William
Subj~t:
FW: Libyan statements
Importance:
H,.h
ClassifICation:
UNCLASSIFIED
SMARTCategory:
Working
FYI
From: DIbble, Elizabeth
Sent: Wednesday, September 12, 2012 10:22
To: Shennan, Wendy Lakhdhir, Kamala Zeya, Uzra S_SpedalAssistants; Nuland, Victoria
Cc: Jones, Beth Miner, James Roebuck, William Maxwell, Raymond
Subject: Ubyan statements
Importance: High
Wendy just confirmed with Greg Hicks Tripoli that the libyan President and did joint press availability and
issued what Greg caHed strong statement, are tracking down the full text now and will send around Beth had
spoken libyan Amb Aujuli here few minutes before (and before learned the statement from Tripoli) and
strongly encouraged him have his govt issue something robust.
liz
This email UNCLASSIFIED.
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. 2014 11262 Doc No. C05702 155 Date: 0211112015
015
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2014-11262 Doc No. C05702192 Date: 02111/2015
iRELEASED FULQ
REVIEW AUTHORITY: Archie Bolster, Senior
Reviewer
From:
Sent:
To:
Subject:
Classification:
SMARTCategory:
Posner. Michael
Wednesday, September 12. 2012 1:34
Sherman. Wendy Sullivan, Jacob
FW: Rabbi Saperstein ~Saddened and Appalled Tragic Violence libya, Egypt
UNCLASSIFIED
WOIking
This excellent statement our goal should get the Conference Presidents, AOL etc follow suit and use
similar language
Rabbi Saperstein ddened and Appalled Tragic Violence
Libya, Egypt
Contact Sean Thibault Benny Witkovsky
202.387 .2800 news@rac,Qrg
WASHINGTON, D.C., September 12, 2012 response the recent violence Egypt and Ubya, and the deaths
Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other embassy staff, Rabbi David Saperstein, Director the Relig ious Action
Center Reform Judaism, Issued the following statement: saddened and appalled this morning learn the deaths Ambassador Chris Stevens and three members
the U.S. consulate staff Benghazi. offer our deepest condolences and sympathies the families those killed
this act violence, and the similarly threatening violence the U.S. embassy cairo, must condemned
unequivocally. The losses life this manner are affront the values humanity and tolerance that are the
core Judaism, Christianity and Islam. also stand here today condemn the video that apparently spurred these Inddcnts. was clearly crafted
provoke, offend, and evoke outrage. The denigration religion and religious figures and the intentional framing religious texts and tenets this manner must likewise condemned.
The video and the views espouses not reflect the views the overwhelming majority Americans and people
faith. is, purely and simply, creation those the fringes American society whether they are Christians
Jews Muslims. appeal the religious leacers and the media the Muslim world make that message dear
and help bring end the violence before further tragedy occurs. Two years ago, was Evangelical leaders who
persuaded Terry Jones from burning the Koran And was the leaders all the major religions America that
expressed universal condemnation such religious hatred that case now, anti-Muslim hatred. must oppose efforts divide people the United States, Egypt, libya and around the world along religious
lines. Small violent groups extremiSts, matter their religious identity, cannot allowed define their religions their nations. Instead, let lilt those who appeal the best humanity, those who seek build bridges over
longstanding divides, and those who speak the language peace and tolerance.
The Religious Action Center Reform Judaism the Washington office the Union for Reform Judaism, whose more
than 900 congregations across North America encompass 1.5 million Reform Jews, and the Central Conference
American RabbiS, whose membership Includes more than 1,800 Reform rabbis. Visit www.@c.Orq for more.
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2014-11262 Doc No. C05702192 Date 02111/2015
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UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2014-11262 Doc No. C05702192 Date: 02111 /2015
This email UNCLASSIFIED.
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2014-11262 Doc No. C05702192 Date: 0211112015
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UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department
o~State
Case No. F-2014-11262 Doc No. C05702382 Date: 0211112015
REVIEW AUTHORITY: Archie Bolster, Senior
Reviewer
From:
RELEASED FUL
Sent:
To:
Ce:
Reines, Philippe
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 7:56
Mills, Cheryl Kennedy, Patrick
Sullivan. Jacob
Subject: Cause Death Treatment
Classification:
UNCLASSIFIED
SMARTCategory:
Working
SMARTClassificationData: