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Benghazi e-mails show CIA discord

WASHINGTON — One hundred pages of e-mails released by the White House on Wednesday reveal intensive jostling among top intelligence and diplomatic officials over the government’s ‘‘talking points’’ in the aftermath of September’s attacks in Benghazi, Libya, that killed four Americans.

The documents suggest that the top two CIA officials disagreed about how many details the administration should disclose about the agency’s view of who carried out the attacks and its earlier warnings about terrorist threats in the region.

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