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An Idiotic GOP Is Looking at the Wrong Thing in Its Clinton Probe

Robert Scheer | Posted 10.25.2015 | Politics
Robert Scheer

"We came, we saw, he died," Clinton boasted with a chuckle over the brutal death of a defanged dictator, ignoring the fact that the secular Gadhafi, long past his boisterous prime, was hardly a serious threat to the stability of the region.

Bumbling Republicans (Again)

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 10.01.2015 | Politics
Arnold Steinberg

We see politicians alienated from the electorate who are inarticulate and inelegant in their language, not only unable to create the optimum sound bite on message, but mistake prone; in short, they are remarkably unqualified to appear before the camera.

American People Should Hold War Lobby Accountable for Libya Debacle

Doug Bandow | Posted 05.29.2015 | World
Doug Bandow

Libya's collapse has been almost total. Alas, the consequences will linger for years if not decades. When war-happy politicians, including Hillary Clinton and her gaggle of Republican rivals, next stand before America, voters should hold these pitiful policymakers accountable for the disaster they created in Libya.

Book Reveals New Details On Benghazi Attack

The New York Times | Posted 09.04.2014 | Politics

Five commandos guarding the C.I.A. base in Benghazi, Libya, in September 2012 say that the C.I.A. station chief stopped them from interceding in time ...

New Military Testimony Suggests Different Attackers In Benghazi Assaults

AP | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly revealed testimony from top military commanders involved in the U.S. response to the Benghazi attacks suggests that the perp...

On Memorial Day Don't Politicize Benghazi; Save it -- That's What Chris Stevens Would Do

Douglas Kmiec | Posted 07.27.2014 | Politics
Douglas Kmiec

Lack of money could be pointed to in reference to every public function; it is a bit too easy an out, since there is never enough money appropriate to go around. In Benghazi there is a deeper misjudgment, but it takes no dog-and-pony show to see it.

GOP's Benghazi Investigator Has 3 New Questions ... That Have Already Been Answered

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Trey Gowdy, the South Carolina Republican tasked with probing the deadly 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, has in recent days offered...

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

Rick Horowitz | Posted 03.06.2014 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

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

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...

A Deadly Mix In Benghazi

New York Times | Posted 12.28.2013 | Politics

A BOYISH-LOOKING AMERICAN DIPLOMAT was meeting for the first time with the Islamist leaders of eastern Libya’s most formidable militias. ...

Petraeus' Role In Drafting Benghazi Talking Points Raises Questions

The Washington Post | Scott Wilson and Karen DeYoung, | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics

The controversy over the Obama administration’s response to the Benghazi attack last year began at a meeting over coffee on Capitol Hill three days ...

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...

Benghazi: Pin the Blame on the Donkey?

Rick Horowitz | Posted 07.14.2013 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Death in Benghazi: Republicans are outraged. This time. ...

Joshua Hersh

Benghazi Controversy Flares Up In Unlikely Place | Joshua Hersh | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congressional Republicans went hunting for controversy over last year's terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, in an unlikely place on Wed...

Hillary Clinton Benghazi Hearing: Now With a Heaping Dose of Sexism!

Joanne Bamberger | Posted 03.25.2013 | Media
Joanne Bamberger

Some of us haven't gotten past what's been ingrained in us societally -- that if a man cries, it's an honest show of emotion. If a woman even chokes up, she is a weak little girl who can't be trusted in a position of power.

Tunisian Suspect In Benghazi Attack Freed

AP | BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZA and PAUL SCHEMM | Posted 03.10.2013 | World

TUNIS, Tunisia — Tunisian authorities released one of the only men in custody for alleged links to September's attack on the U.S. diplomatic mis...

State Department Seeks Billions For Reforms After Benghazi Report

Reuters | Posted 02.19.2013 | World

* State Department says learned "painful lessons" * Officials see progress in hunt for attackers * Republican senator di...

Benghazi Report Finds Systematic State Department Failures

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 02.17.2013 | World

WASHINGTON — An independent panel charged with investigating the deadly Sept. 11 attack in Libya that killed a U.S. ambassador and three other A...

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...

John McCain Gets Angry Over Questions About Missed Benghazi Briefing

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 11.16.2012 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) was less than willing to entertain questions Thursday on why he held a press conference Wednesday to complain about lack of...

More Benghazi Documents Come To Light As Conservatives Cry Cover-Up

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 11.01.2012 | Politics

The slow dribble of Benghazi-related news continued on Thursday, as new documents related to the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya came t...

Documents Reveal 'Troubling' Surveillance Before Benghazi Attack

Foreign Policy | HARALD DOORNBOS, JENAN MOUSSA | Posted 11.01.2012 | World

Sensitive documents found amid the wreckage of the U.S. consulate shine new light on the Sept. 11 assault that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and thr...

Tunisian Man 'Strongly Suspected' of Role In U.S. Consulate Attack

AP | BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZA | Posted 11.01.2012 | World

TUNIS, Tunisia -- A jailed Tunisian man is "strongly suspected" of being involved in the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi that killed four Ame...

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.

Libyans Disillusioned With Government

AP | PAUL SCHEMM | Posted 10.28.2012 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya -- The protesters converged on the conference center housing Libya's newly elected congress, trying to force their way in past startled...