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Petraeus says knew from start Benghazi was terrorism

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Former CIA chief David Petraeus told lawmakers Friday he knew from the outset that a deadly attack on a US mission in Libya was the work of terrorists, in his first outing since his resignation. 

Former CIA chief David Petraeus, pictured here in January 2012, told lawmakers Friday he knew from the outset that a deadly attack on a US mission in Libya was the work of terrorists, in his first outing since his resignation.

A bitter political feud has been building in Washington since the September 11 assault on the Benghazi consulate, with Republican lawmakers accusing President Barack Obama's administration of misleading the public about its causes.

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