We must stay strong and resilient in our convictions as Americans always do, and stand our ground to promote our values and our national interests. That is how we can best honor the memory of those who gave their lives in Benghazi.
According to his story, Mitt Romney had the chance opportunity to meet and even the time to "learn about" a very special former U.S. Navy SEAL who was one of the four Americans killed in the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi.
Ambassador Chris Stevens's death aroused public debate regarding acceptable safety standards and circumstances for American diplomats and whether we should even be in "those places." The answer from those of us who have served in the Foreign Service: "Yes!" We should be there. We must be there.