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Chris Stevens' Sister: 'I Do Not Blame Hillary Clinton'

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 06.29.2016 | Politics

The sister of the U.S. Ambassador killed during a terror attack while serving in Libya says that Congress' continued interest in the 2012 incident is ...

Zaki's Review: 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

Zaki Hasan | Posted 01.15.2016 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Why did it happen? Who did it? Why did they do it. We don't get any of that. Instead, what we do get is hordes of encroaching brown people, whose numbers don't seem to diminish no matter how many bullets are unloaded into them.

Benghazi Blues: Political and Media Non-Seriousness on Dramatic Display

William Bradley | Posted 10.25.2015 | Media
William Bradley

What a great dozen-day stretch Hillary Clinton has just had. First a very impressive performance in the first Democratic presidential debate. Followed...

These Are The Words Repeated Over And Over At The Benghazi Hearing

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 10.22.2015 | Politics

The House Select Committee on Benghazi has spent much of Thursday's hearing with Hillary Clinton discussing matters related and semi-related to the 20...

Ex-Benghazi Investigator Says U.S. Panel Targeted Clinton

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 10.12.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Oct 10 (Reuters) - A former investigator for the House of Representatives Select Committee on Benghazi is accusing the Republican-led pane...

Deconstructing McCarthyism

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 10.08.2015 | Politics
Arnold Steinberg

Hillary Clinton's political life revolves about the certainty of a vast right-wing conspiracy, its existence again disproven, this time by McCarthyism and its fallout. If there were a conspiracy, Kevin McCarthy would not have spilled the beans, and Republicans would not react so stupidly.

An Interview with Libya's Ambassador to the United Nations

Joseph Braude | Posted 06.19.2015 | World
Joseph Braude

Joseph Braude met with Ambassador Ibrahim al-Dabbashi, the Permanent Representative of Libya to the United Nations, to discuss hopes for reconstruction and renewal of civil society and state institutions, and a culture of religious moderation and tolerance.

Hillary vs. the Media: Real War? Phony War? Or Good Cause?

William Bradley | Posted 07.08.2014 | Media
William Bradley

Hillary vs. the media bit is a good narrative frame for her, no matter its accuracy. It's certainly accurate enough to have some credibility. And then there's the fact that the public doesn't think much of the news media. This week, in fact, we've seen how it can work for her.

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

Rick Horowitz | Posted 03.06.2014 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

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

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.

Amanda Terkel

White House Releases Benghazi Emails

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- The White House on Wednesday released the full set of emails surrounding the Obama administration’s development of talking points de...

U.S. Officials Claim Ambassador Stevens Declined Additional Security

McClatchy | Posted 07.15.2013 | Politics

CAIRO — In the month before attackers stormed U.S. facilities in Benghazi and killed four Americans, U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens twice turne...

With Re: Benghazi -- We've Met the Enemy and It Is Not Us!

Douglas Kmiec | Posted 07.07.2013 | Politics
Douglas Kmiec

More than anything else, the attack of 9/11/12 reveals a bureaucracy's tendency to believe its own press.

Remembering a Foreign Policy Hero

Yaron Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2013 | Media
Yaron Schwartz

U.S. foreign policy capabilities in the Middle East were greatly strengthened by Ambassador Stevens' efforts to treat others as his equal and to work with people from different countries to build a more just and free world.

Haggling for Hagel

Andy Ostroy | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

After all the vituperative crowing and chest-thumping is over, Hagel's nomination will likely pass, but not before more taxpayer time and money is wasted and voters' approval of Congress sinks lower than McCain's trumped-up standards.

Clinton Facing Tough Questions From Congress

Posted 01.23.2013 | Politics

By DONNA CASSATA, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton faces tough questions in her long-awaited congressi...

Ryan J. Reilly

Court Considers Release Of Postmortem Bin Laden Photos

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 01.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Judges on a federal appeals court here gave little indication on Thursday they would second-guess the Obama administration's assertion t...

Washington Bureaucracy Fingered in Killing of Ambassador Stevens

Douglas Kmiec | Posted 02.18.2013 | Politics
Douglas Kmiec

The sub-text of the report is that those in charge of the Near East Bureau and Diplomatic Security dropped the ball, though the Review Board was careful to not find the senior leadership to be so derelict of duty as to warrant immediate discipline.

Report Throws Cold Water On Benghazi Conspiracy Theorists

Foreign Policy Passport | Blake Hounshell | Posted 12.19.2012 | World

My colleague Josh Rogin has a more complete and straightforward writeup of this report, an independent look at the State Department's handling of the ...

Benghazi Attack Suspect Held In Egypt

Reuters | Posted 02.07.2013 | World

CAIRO, Dec 8 (Reuters) - Egyptian authorities are holding a man whose militant group is suspected of links to an attack in Libya in which the Americ...

Fatal Distraction: Why Republicans Should Shut Up About Libya

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 01.20.2013 | Politics
Sanjay Sanghoee

We know that Republicans do not like to govern, but apparently they want to prevent anyone else from doing it too, especially a popular Democratic president.

A Less Nimble America in the Arab World

Daniel Byman | Posted 01.08.2013 | World
Daniel Byman

2012-11-05-HP_World_Graphic_300x70.pngOur diplomats are like our soldiers -- they are precious to us, but we must also recognize that if they cannot take risks they cannot do their jobs.

Looking Forward: Benghazi Blues, Climate Wake-Up Calls, and the Importance of Maps

William Bradley | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics
William Bradley

In our increasingly goofy political and media culture, climate change was the big issue no one was talking about any more, even as it continued to grow in the real world. Then came the superstorm.

Remembering Ambassador Christopher Stevens

Justice Paul H. Anderson | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics
Justice Paul H. Anderson

Ambassador Christopher Stevens is an American hero and we must take special care not to tarnish his legacy.

Doubling Down on Diplomacy

Curtis S. Chin | Posted 12.29.2012 | World
Curtis S. Chin

As investigations continue into what really happened in Libya it will also be important that steps be taken to ensure that U.S. diplomacy efforts and our diplomats do not once again retreat behind ever higher embassy walls in the name of added security.