"Stevens was credited by most Libyans with organizing a political front made
up of opposition groups to unite the uprising against Gadhafi's 41-year
rule, mediating tribal and regional disputes."Stevens snuck into
Benghazi on a cargo ship during the uprising, he stuck it out with the rebels
even when it looked like Qaddahfi's troops were going to retake Benghazi.
There are probably a number of former rebel commanders (now local militia
commanders) saying, "This guy helped us, he was my friend, he was under our
protection and he got killed. Now let's go find the people who did