Friday's global agenda: Clinton expected to address Libya attack

• Biden blames intelligence community for changing story about Libya attack

• Biden calls Romney position on Syria 'whole lot of verbiage'

• Biden, Ryan argue over removing 'surge' troops from Afghanistan

• Biden, Ryan trade barbs on Iran

• Ryan, Biden clash over handling of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

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Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta blamed Iran for recent cyberattacks on 10 U.S. banks in his most urgent warning yet. [The Wall Street Journal]

The U.N.'s cultural agency is suffering its "worst ever financial situation" ever after the United States, its biggest contributor, froze funding last year, UNESCO's chief said. [Reuters]

The Obama administration is considering backing a military intervention to dislodge radical Islamists from Mali, the State Department's top Africa official told The Washington Post.


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