There were reports last night that the US had deployed drones to Libya to hunt down those responsible for the deaths of ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans in the US consulate at Benghazi on Tuesday.
Such a move would be seen as hugely provocative because similar methods targeting Al Qaeda and other terror suspects are said to have killed innocent civilians in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Yemen.
Britain poised to evacuate diplomats from Middle East as mob violence in protest at anti-Islam film spreads
- Protests saw the US embassy in Yemen stormed yesterday
- Unrest started with murder of US ambassador to Libya and has spread