Thanks for posting the direct link to the article as published in the WP — they don’t have the “jihad” in the title, but it’s in the article exactly the same way:
“Driving the Republican jihad was a claim, first reported in October 2012 by Fox News, that CIA personnel had wanted to respond more quickly to the Benghazi attack “....
I went to your link. The comment section is hilarious!
It’s hard to tell from this article who the quotes are attributable to.