The State Department on Thursday acknowledged major weaknesses in security and errors in judgment ... senior State Department officials admitted that serious management and leadership failures left the diplomatic mission in Benghazi woefully unprepared for the terrorist attack that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans ... The report found that "'systematic failures and leadership and management deficiencies at senior levels" of the State Department
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The State Department is seeking about $1.4 billion in next year's budget for increased security; the money would come primarily from funds that haven't been spent in Iraq.