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

Reuters | Posted 10.05.2014 | 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...

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 | 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...

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.

Joshua Hersh

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