U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice. Allison Joyce /Reuters /Landov hide caption toggle caption Allison Joyce /Reuters /Landov The Two-Way Report: Benghazi 'Talking Points' Watered Down By CIA, Not White House December 4, 2012 "Officials from a cross-section of agencies" tell The Wall Street Journal that references to al-Qaida were removed to protect sources. Those sources say the White House did not drive that decision. The wording, used by U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice, has come under criticism.