A clearer picture is beginning to emerge about the militants who attacked the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, on Sept. 11. A new report claims one of the suspected leaders of the attack was among those released from prison during the Arab Spring unrest.

Officials believe

Muhammad Jamal Abu Ahmad is trying to convince al Qaeda's leaders to give him money to start a terror branch in Libya. He reportedly trained some of the consulate attackers at a camp in the Libyan desert.

Check out Molly Henneberg's report from America's Newsroom: