April 6: IED thrown over the fence of the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi.
April 11: Gun battle with RPG’s 2.5 from U.S. Consulate.
April 27: Two South African contractors are kidnapped later released unharmed.
May 1: Deputy Commander of U.S. Embassy Tripoli’s Local Guard Force is carjacked, beaten, and detained by armed youth.
May 1: British Embassy in Tripoli is attacked by a violent mob and set on fire. Other NATO embassies attacked as well.
May 3: The State Department declines request[ from personnel concerned about security at the U.S. Embassy in Libya.
May 22: Two RPG’s are fired at the Benghazi office of the International Committee of the Red Cross, less than 1 mile from the U.S. Consulate.
June 6: A large IED destroys part of the security perimeter of the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi. Creates hole “big enough for 40 men to go through.”
June 10: Car carrying the British ambassador is attacked in Tripoli. Two bodyguards injured.
Late June: The building of the International Red Cross attacked again and closed down, leaving the U.S. flag as the only international one still flying in Benghazi.
August 6: Armed assailants carjack a vehicle with diplomatic plates operated by U.S. personnel.
September 8: A local security officer in Benghazi warns American officials about deteriorating security.
September 11: Protesters attack U.S. Embassy in Cairo, Government releases statement and tweets sympathizing with Muslim protesters/attackers.
September 11: U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya is attacked[URL=“http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/13/world/middleeast/us-envoy-to-libya-is-reported-killed.html?pagewanted=all”]](http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/10/email-shows-state-department-rejecting-request-of-security-team-at-us-embassy-in-libya/), Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans are killed.
September 12: Secretary Clinton and President Obama Issue statements[ condemning both the video and the attacks.
September 12: U.S. intelligence agencies have enough evidence to conclude that terrorist were involved.
September 13: Press Secretary Jay Carney condemns video[URL=“http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/special/world/cairo-libya-attacks-timeline/”]](http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/special/world/cairo-libya-attacks-timeline/) at a news conference.
September 14: Carney denies[ Administration had “actionable intelligence indicating that an attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi was planned or imminent.”
September 14: The bodies of slain Americans return to Andrews Air Force Base. President Obama again blames[URL=“http://news.yahoo.com/obama-honoring-return-dead-libya-vows-justice-190955105.html”]](http://www.theblaze.com/stories/state-department-denies-claim-it-had-advance-knowledge-of-u-s-embassy-attacks/) the YouTube video.
September 16: U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice appears on Sunday talk shows and says the attacks were exclusively provoked by video.
September 16: Libyan President Mohamed Magarief says, “no doubt that this [attack] was preplanned, predetermined.”
September 17: State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland refuses to call the murders an act of terror[.
September 19: CNN reports Steven’s diary shows concern about security threats in Benghazi.
September 19: Director of the National Counter-terrorism Center Matthew Olsen tells COngress[URL=“http://foxnewsinsider.com/2012/09/20/counterterrorism-director-acknowledges-that-libya-attack-was-terrorism/”]](http://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/dpb/2012/09/197821.htm) the attack in Libya was “terrorism.”
September 20: Carney changes story to [ Olsen’s, saying it was “self-evident that what happened in Benghazi was a terrorist attack.”
September 20: Obama refuses to call the murders terrorism[URL=“http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/328648/why-wont-obama-call-libya-attacks-terrorism-katrina-trinko”]](http://news.yahoo.com/white-house-says-self-evident-libya-attack-terrorism-165822863.html), citing insufficient information.
September 21: Secretary of State Clinton, at meeting with Pakistani Foreign Minister, says, “what happened in Benghazi was terror attack”.
September 25: On ABC’s “The View,” Obama skips another Security briefing and says “we don’t have all of the information yet so we are still gathering.”
September 25: To the U.N. assembly, Obama continues to blame video saying[ “A crude and disgusting video sparked outrage throughout the Muslim world.”
September 26: Libya’s Magarief on the “Today” show again says, “It was a preplanned act of terrorism directed against American citizens.”
September 26: Published reports show[URL=“http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/09/26/u-s-officials-knew-libya-attacks-were-work-of-al-qaeda-affiliates.html”]](http://globetribune.info/2012/09/25/obama-blames-video-for-unrest-in-un-speech-video/) U.S. Intel agencies and the Obama Administration knew within 24 hours that al-Qaeda affiliated terrorist were involved.
September 27: Innocence of Muslims filmmaker Mark Basseley Youseff (aka Nakoula Basseley Nakoula) is arrested by federal authorities on the charges of “probation violation at the STATE level.”
September 28: Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper, Jr.,issues a statement backing[URL=“http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/spy-chief-defends-obama-administrations-accounts-of-benghazi-attack-cites-shifting-intelligence/2012/09/28/b16cc996-09a3-11e2-afff-d6c7f20a83bf_story.html”] the Obama Administration’s changing story about the Libyan attack. Says facts are evolving.
October 2: Carney declines to comment on reported requests from diplomats in Libya for additional security, citing the State Department’s internal investigation.