" An indication of just who is in the driver’s seat in the new Libya. “Reprisal fears cloud Libya probe into US consulate attack,” from AFP, January 6 (thanks to JW):
AFP – Libya is pushing forward with its investigation into the deadly September 11 attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, but fear of retaliation by Islamist extremists has proved a hurdle.Security reports point to the possible involvement of an Al-Qaeda-linked Islamist group in the attack that killed ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans, a source close to the case told AFP.
“Therefore the case frightens local investigators, especially given the increased pace of assassinations targeting military and police officers in the east of the country,” said the source in the criminal investigations department. ... "