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Benghazi Attack

That Benghazi "Scandal"? Oh, Wait...

Rick Horowitz | Posted 03.06.2014 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Darrell Issa says one thing. The facts say something else. ...

'It Only Took 15 Months For Them To Figure Out How To Spell Benghazi'

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 12.31.2013 | Politics

Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) had some cutting remarks for The New York Times Monday evening, accusing the paper of publishing an inaccurate, politically motiva...

Joshua Hersh

New York Times Benghazi Report Hardly Exonerates The White House | Joshua Hersh | Posted 12.31.2013 | Politics

An in-depth examination of the 2012 attack on an American outpost in Benghazi, Libya, is not the exoneration of President Barack Obama and his foreign...

NSA, Benghazi and the Monsters of Our Own Creation

Robert Scheer | Posted 03.02.2014 | Politics
Robert Scheer

If we are so smart why are we so dumb? I am referring to the "intelligence" that our spy agencies have gathered at great cost in both massive secret black box budgets and, much more important, the surrender of our personal freedom to the snooping eyes of our modern surveillance state.

GOP Rep. Warns Sochi Olympics Could Become Benghazi 'Nightmare'

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) is concerned that recent terrorist attacks in Russia could turn the upcoming Sochi Olympics into a "nightmare like Benghaz...

Michael Calderone

NY Times Benghazi Blockbuster Highlights Video's Role In Attack | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.29.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -– Following a months-long investigation, The New York Times reported Saturday that it had found no evidence that al-Qaeda, or any internat...

Peace on Earth, Good Will Toward Men: Remembering Ambassador Chris Stevens

Douglas Kmiec | Posted 02.18.2014 | Politics
Douglas Kmiec

It is said that war is a failure of diplomacy. It is. But the assassination of a humane and intelligent diplomat is an even greater default, for it is the equivalent of international suicide. Chris' love for diplomacy was not that of large abstraction but of intimate humanity.

State Dept. Says It's Quietly Offered Rewards For Benghazi Attackers Since January

Posted 11.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says it has been quietly offering rewards since January of up to $10 million for information about the attack...

Graham Vows To Block Obama Nominations Over Benghazi

AP | PAULINE JELINEK | Posted 12.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Lindsey Graham threatened Monday to hold up all nominations for federal government positions until survivo...

Clinton Heckled Over Benghazi: 'You Let Them Die!'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.24.2013 | Politics

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was heckled while giving a speech in New York Wednesday. Clinton was delivering remarks at the University...

Liberated Libya at 2: Three Big Questions to Answer Before Future Interventions

William Bradley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

Anything but stable Libya, flooded with weapons and still without a constitution, with remarkably little progress since the fighting ended, may be on the verge of civil war.

The Benghazi Hoax

David Brock | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
David Brock

That Benghazi would remain at the forefront of the contentious American political conversation speaks less to any special circumstances of the attack, and more to the insidious nature of a Republican noise machine that has grown in size and decibels over the last four decades.

Hillary's To-Do List on Benghazi -- And Soon!

Kathleen Reardon | Posted 11.26.2013 | Politics
Kathleen Reardon

There are issues that you just have to get in front of if you're going to win an argument or an election. The leader among potential election-breakers requiring Hillary Clinton's early attention is, of course, what has come to be known simply as "Benghazi."

Palin: I Would Be 'Very Disappointed' With Clinton As President

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.24.2013 | Politics

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) said she won't be happy if former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton becomes a serious 2016 presidential contender....

Benghazi Report Rejects GOP Claims On 'Stand-Down' Order

AP | Posted 09.20.2013 | Politics

BY BRADLEY KLAPPER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — House Democrats concluded Thursday the U.S. military wasn't ordered to "stand down" during ...

State Department Officials, GOP Spar Over Benghazi Accountability

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 11.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration says it held four employees responsible for mistakes in the run-up to last year's Benghazi attack even tho...

Under Secretary Patrick Kennedy and His 'Expeditionary Diplomacy' in Benghazi

Kurt Bardella | Posted 11.18.2013 | Politics
Kurt Bardella

The Benghazi Accountability Review Board's focus on four officials is unrelated to the sequence of decisions that resulted in the vulnerable state of our security posture in Libya.

House Republicans Accuse Benghazi Board Of Insufficient Investigation

AP | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans are strongly criticizing the review board that investigated last year's Sept. 11 attack in Benghazi, Libya. Monday's ...

The Paradox of Muslim Americans

Arzu Kaya Uranli | Posted 11.16.2013 | Impact
Arzu Kaya Uranli

Prior to Sept. 11, 2001, Muslims in America were focused on the daily activities of settling down, raising children and earning a decent living. September 11th changed that routine dramatically.

West Rips 'Utterly Disgusting' Obama

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics

Former Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) slammed President Barack Obama Tuesday after his speech on the situation in Syria. "I find his words utterly disgus...

Reagan, Terror, And Benghazi

Eric Boehlert | Posted 10.14.2013 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Conservatives have casually smeared numerous Obama officials over Benghazi for the last 11 months, yet the embassy attacks surrounding William Clark's tenure as Reagan's national security adviser apparently did not blemish his long public career.

Obama Plays It Safe Post-Benghazi

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 10.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama seems determined to make sure he doesn't have another Benghazi. Pilloried by Republicans in Congress for it...

Benghazi Attackers Linked To Algerian Hostage Crisis

Reuters | Posted 10.09.2013 | World

ALGIERS/LONDON Aug 9 (Reuters) - Inquiries into the bloody assault on an Algerian gas plant are uncovering increasing evidence of contacts between t...

Think Again: Benghazi and the Wingnut Media

Eric Alterman | Posted 10.08.2013 | Media
Eric Alterman

Ideologues who criticize the media believe that their particular ideological hobbyhorse would win the day if only the media paid greater attention to it. This complaint often takes form in the question: "Why is the mainstream media ignoring ... ?"

Benghazi Survivors Asked To Testify Before Congress

AP | Posted 10.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- CIA Director John Brennan is making public his letter to CIA employees who survived the attacks on U.S. facilities in Benghazi, Libya, t...