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time. you said that ambassador chris was pulled out of tripoli because of threats on his life? >> there were threats from people associated with gadhafi after the publication of cables he had written that were made public by wikileaks. >> you say you where aware of the two attacks at the mission facility in benghazi. >> uh-huh. >> mr. morrell in his book states there was 20 attacks on that facility. are you familiar with the other 18? >> there were two that we thought rose to the level of being serious. and i -- >> were you familiar with the other 18 -- >> i'm not aware of 18 others. i would point out -- i'm sure former deputy director morrell made this point when he was testifying. the cia stayed in libya. the cia had a much bigger presence than the state department. despite the overall decline in stability. some might argue actually because of the overall decline in stability, it was thought to be even more important for the cia to stay there, and they also did not believe that their facility would be the subject of a deadly attack either. because i think sometimes -- >> ma'
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