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Frappe-Sipping Suspect in Benghazi Attack Unimpressed with US Vow of Revenge

Ahmed Abu Khattala is thought to be a ringleader of the Sept. 11 attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

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You might think he'd be in hiding.

Instead, he's frequenting a stylish hotel in Benghazi, and spent several hours there Thursday with two journalists, including New York Times correspondent David Kirkpatrick.

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    A Libyan government militia at the main entrance of the US consulate that was attacked in September, fixes a note written by Libyans condemning the attack. (Photo: Reuters)

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    New York Times Correspondent David Kirkpatrick ( Photo: New York Times )