• Officials to House panel: State denied requests for more security in Benghazi
• Rep. Issa closes in on Clinton
• Cummings to GOP: Restore funds to embassy security
• Issa wants classified briefing on Libya intel
• Issa won't rule out asking Clinton to testify on Benghazi consulate attack
• State Dept. officials contradict claims on deadly Libya attack
• Chaffetz accuses State Department of revealing classified information
• House Republican calls for reprimands at State Dept.
In other news:
Turkey forced down a Syrian passenger plane on suspicions it was carrying weapons, adding to already high tensions in the region. [The Washington Post]
Russia said Wednesday it won't be renewing a U.S.-funded arms-disposal agreement that has helped Moscow safeguard and destroy thousands of nuclear warheads and chemical weapons since the collapse of the Soviet Union. [The Wall Street Journal]
U.S. telecoms firms pushed the line that Chinese rival Huawei is a threat to national security. [The Washington Post]
Mo Yan becomes the first resident of the Chinese mainland to win the Nobel Prize for literature, a sign of China's new standing on the world stage. [Global Times]
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