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U.S. Heightens Embassy Security Ahead Of CIA Torture Report

Reuters | Posted 08.05.2014 | Politics

(Adds Feinstein comments) By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON, Aug 5 (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department is increasing secur...

Some U.S. Embassies Reopen After Security Concerns

Agence France Presse | | Posted 10.11.2013 | World

A number of US diplomatic missions closed on August 4 over an Al-Qaeda security alert reopened Sunday, while others stayed shut for the Muslim holiday...

State Department To Senate: Help Us Prevent Another Benghazi

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 09.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — State Department officials say 15 high-risk U.S. diplomatic facilities must be upgraded or replaced to prevent any Benghazi-like at...

The Dangerous Duty Of Diplomats

Reuters | Posted 07.19.2013 | World

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON, May 19 (Reuters) - When the Yemen-based branch of al Qaeda placed a bounty on her husband's head, Mary ...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama To Congress: Provide More Funds For Security At U.S. Embassies

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama called on Congress Thursday to "support and fully fund" his budget request for security at U.S. embassies, a move...

Obama: Congress Must 'Fully Fund' Embassy Security

AP | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is calling on Congress to "fully fund" his administration's budget request for embassy security. The request...

Anti-Hillary GOP War Begins While Major Media Aids and Abets

Brent Budowsky | Posted 07.13.2013 | Media
Brent Budowsky

What is most troubling, though not surprising, is how many in the major media have legitimized these crass and partisan Republican attacks and the manner they are being carried out in hearings that are organized so unfairly they resemble the proceedings of a one-party Republican state

One of Our Own: The Death of a U.S. Embassy Guard

Samuel M. Katz | Posted 04.15.2013 | World
Samuel M. Katz

Perhaps the most symbolic testament to Akarsu's courage was the fact that, thanks to him, the U.S. Embassy in Ankara was open for normal services the next business day after the destructive attack.

Senate Passes Bill To Improve Embassy Security

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate on Monday approved legislation that would allow the State Department to transfer $1.1 billion to improve security at U.S. emb...

Joshua Hersh

As Benghazi Attack Controversy Simmers, Some Diplomats Say Security Is Already Too Tight

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 10.11.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- Last month, shortly after an attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya left four Americans dead, Barbara Bodine sat at home watching video c...

Anti-Islam Filmmaker In Hiding After Protests

AP | SHAYA TAYEFE MOHAJER | Posted 11.11.2012 | Entertainment

UPDATE: New information has come to light regarding "Innocence of Muslims" and its creators. "Sam Bacile" is a pseudonym used by Nakoula Basseley Nako...