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The 1998 Bombing of Embassy Nairobi

ADST | Posted 08.07.2016 | World

I thought the building was going to collapse, and I was pretty sure I was going to die. At the same time I was calmly thinking "this building is going to fall and I'm going to die." I vaguely remember a shadow, like a white cloud, moving past me and the rattle of the tea cup.

A Daughter and Sister Remembers

Phil Hirschkorn | Posted 04.08.2015 | Crime
Phil Hirschkorn

For 16 years, Edith Bartley has stood strong, the de facto spokeswoman for 11 U.S. families who suffered permanent loss in al-Qaeda's first terrorist attack on American civilians. Bartley came to the Manhattan federal courthouse Friday to see one of the men captured for carrying out al-Qaeda's lethal mission receive his sentence.

The VA Scandal Proves We Need Four More Years of Obama

Brian Joyce | Posted 08.03.2014 | Politics
Brian Joyce

With all due respect to Sen. McCain, I have a different take on this. I, too, am outraged by the lack of care that many of our veterans have received, but I'm not at all bewildered by it. In fact, I saw it coming for years.

FM: Unknown Gunmen Attack Russian Embassy

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Thomas Grove MOSCOW/, Oct 2 (Reuters) - Russia's embassy in the Libyan capital of Tripoli came under fire on Wednesday and a group ...

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.

Cutting Off Aid to Arab World Hurts U.S. Business

Mehrunisa Qayyum | Posted 11.25.2012 | World
Mehrunisa Qayyum

It would seem reasonable for a government to take a step back from aid pledges to other governments when an international incident involves American deaths. However, discontinuing aid might not make pragmatic sense when considering all of our interests.

Romney Campaign In Crisis After Libya Disaster

New York Magazine | Posted 09.15.2012 | Politics

One day this spring, over lunch in Chicago, David Axelrod offered up a concise summary of Team Obama's prevailing view about the race ahead against Mi...

Taliban Link Attack On U.S. Marines To Anti-Islam Film

Reuters | Posted 11.15.2012 | World

KABUL, Sept 15 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's Taliban claimed responsibility on Saturday for an attack on a base which U.S. officials said killed two Ame...

Read The Original "Innocence Of Muslims" Casting Notice

Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 09.14.2012 | Arts

A posting in the online archives of Backstage offers strong evidence that the actors cast in "The Innocence of Muslims" were misled by the film's prod...

David Wood

Pentagon Briefing On Libya, Egypt Says Little | David Wood | Posted 09.13.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- With expectations rising that the Obama administration might order a retaliatory strike against the Islamist extremists who attacked and...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Portman Admits He Doesn't Have All The Facts While Defending Romney | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.13.2012 | Politics

In a bid to defend Mitt Romney from the political fallout over the embassy attacks in Egypt and Libya, Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) admitted on Thursday ...

Jon Ward

Republicans Push Back Against Notion Of A 'Lehman Moment' For Mitt Romney | Jon Ward | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON - Influential Republicans on Wednesday pushed back against the overwhelming perception in the press that Mitt Romney made a significant err...

Amanda Terkel

Tony Perkins Pushes Back On Romney's Libya Claim | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Family Research Council President Tony Perkins disagreed on Wednesday with assessments by GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney and Repub...

Lucas Kavner

Does Sam Bacile Actually Exist? | Lucas Kavner | Posted 09.13.2012 | Arts

After YouTube clips of his amateurish, green-screen-heavy film "The Innocence of Muslims" or "Muslim Innocence" were translated into Arabic and led to...

Jennifer Bendery

Joe Biden Honors Americans Killed In Libya, Vows To 'Bring Justice To Their Killers' | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden condemned the Tuesday attacks in Libya that left four American foreign officials dead and vowed to "bring to ju...

Ryan Grim

Romney Attacks Obama Over Libya Crisis | Ryan Grim | Posted 09.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Wednesday morning, hours after the deaths of four U.S. diplomats, including the U.S. ambassador to Libya, Mitt Romney put his campaig...

Luke Johnson

How Politicians Reacted To Libya, Egypt Attacks | Luke Johnson | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

Here is a timeline of how politicians reacted to events in Cairo and Benghazi, Libya, over Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. TUESDAY: Shortly...

Amanda Terkel

Mitt Romney Stands By Criticism Of Obama Administration | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney held a press conference in response to the attacks in Libya and Egypt on Wednesday morning, continuing to criti...

Sarah Palin To Obama: Grow A 'Big Stick'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) wasted no time blasting President Barack Obama in the wake of attacks on U.S. compounds in Egypt and Libya on Tuesd...

Joshua Hersh

Romney Blasts Obama Administration Over 'Disgraceful' Response To Attacks | Joshua Hersh | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

The campaign of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney called the Obama administration's handling of a violent and contentious day at two Ameri...

Protesters Attack U.S. Embassy In Cairo

Reuters | Posted 11.11.2012 | World

CAIRO, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Egyptian protesters scaled the walls of the U.S. embassy in Cairo on Tuesday and pulled down the American flag during a p...