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Libya / Consulate Attack / Stevens Death #1030553

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 12, 2012
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The death of US diplomat Sean Smith and Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and two others in Libya introduced.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Stevens' diplomatic career in the Middle East reviewed; scenes shown from his video to reach out to Libyans; Stevens e-mail to the "New York Times" quoted. [Secretary of State Hillary CLINTON - praises Stevens as our envoy to the rebel opposition in Libya.] [President OBAMA - comments on Stevens.] [CNN's Fran TOWNSEND - says people in the region believed in Stevens.] [Libyan Ambassador to the US Ali Suleiman AUJALI†, Senator John McCAIN - praise Stevens.] [In earlier interview, McCAIN - talks about Stevens, who represented the US in Libya in bringing down a dictator and about the new government in Libya with growing pains and a country with weapons everywhere and Jihadists everywhere; agrees it was a carefully planned attack; worries about Al Qaeda taking roots in the Middle East; reacts to Mitt Romney's remarks: this president is weak in his leadership.]

Cooper, Anderson

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