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How a Real News Story Became the 'Obama Watched Them Die' Meme

Larry Womack | Posted 12.26.2012 | Media
Larry Womack

Because Internet memes apparently now pass for fact checks at Forbes, I suppose somebody must respond. Let's talk about how a CBS report about a rescue effort amid a fury of confusion became an Internet meme about no attempted rescue while everyone watched on the big screen.

Tunisia Arrests Suspected Militant For Role In U.S. Consulate Attack

Reuters | Posted 12.24.2012 | World

WASHINGTON, Oct 24 (Reuters) - A suspected Islamic militant under arrest in Tunisia is being investigated by the United States in connection wi th t...

Report: WH Told Early Of Militant Claims To Libya Attack

Reuters | Posted 12.23.2012 | World

By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON, Oct 24 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Wednesday a Facebook post in which an...

Joshua Hersh

GOP Lawmaker Has No Regrets On Sensitive Docs Dump

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Rep. Jason Chaffetz, a Republican congressman who has aggressively championed an investigation into the Obama administration's han...

GOP's Libyan Hit on Obama Won't Taint His Foreign Policy Triumphs

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

This juggling act would pose a nerve racking challenge to any GOP or Democrat occupant of the Oval Office. The tight walk demanded that a president be flexible, deft, and attuned to fast changing conditions and players in the Middle East.

Kerry Slams Issa Action As 'Irresponsible And Inexcusable'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.20.2012 | Politics

Senator John Kerry (D-Mass.) criticized House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R- Calif.) for releasing 166 pages of "sensitive but unclassi...

Mother Of Diplomat Slain In Libya: 'My Son Is Not Very Optimal -- He Is Also Very Dead'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.20.2012 | Politics

UPDATE 10/20/12 11:10 a.m.: In an interview with the Boston Herald, Pat Smith denied the Daily Mail's report. “It’s all (expletive). They lied....

On Libya Response, Obama Tells Jon Stewart: 'We Weren't Confused'

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.19.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama rejected allegations of confusion within his administration following the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya while ...

Stay the Course in Diplomacy

Lt. General Donald L. Kerrick | Posted 12.18.2012 | World
Lt. General Donald L. Kerrick

We must stay strong and resilient in our convictions as Americans always do, and stand our ground to promote our values and our national interests. That is how we can best honor the memory of those who gave their lives in Benghazi.

Michael McAuliff

Obama, Romney Spar Over Libya Attack

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney heard President Barack Obama say he had called the assault at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi a terror attack in the days after the inciden...

Romney Adviser Says Governor Will Push Obama To 'Man Up' On Libya

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney is prepared to push President Barack Obama to "man up" and answer for his administration's handling of the Sept. 11 terrorist attack in Li...

Michael Calderone

Questions Continue Over Early Libya Reporting

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 10.15.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- On Sept. 12, Reuters reported that there were protesters present when the U.S. consulate in Benghazi was attacked and described the assail...

Michael Calderone

NY Times Stands By Early Libya Reporting

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 10.15.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- On Tuesday night, State Department officials said they never concluded there were protests leading up to the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. c...

Sabrina Siddiqui

David Axelrod, Beau Biden Hit Back At Libya Criticism

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama campaign faced yet another tough morning of questioning Sunday over last month's attacks on the U.S. consulate in Libya, which...

Ambassador's Father: It Would Be 'Abhorrent' To Politicize Son's Death

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics

The father of Christopher Stephens, the United States ambassador who was killed in the attack in Libya last month, said Saturday that it would be "abh...

Joshua Hersh

Romney Accuses Biden Of 'Doubling Down On Denial'

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House is taking renewed heat over a remark by Vice President Joe Biden in Thursday night's debate addressing how much the admi...

Biden's Win Stops Obama's Bleeding

Brian Jencunas | Posted 10.12.2012 | College
Brian Jencunas

Although Obama's demeanor is a poor fit for imitating the aggressive performance of his vice president, he would be wise to copy the substance, if not the style, of Biden's performance.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Mitt Romney Hits Back At Obama Campaign Over Libya: 'This Is A Serious Issue'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney assailed President Barack Obama and his reelection campaign Thursday for failing to r...

'The Things They Are Telling Me Are Outright Lies'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

On the eve of the one-month mark since her son's death in a terrorist attack on a U.S. consulate Libya, Pat Smith demanded the answers she said she'd ...

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...

The Darkest of All Lies

Michael L. (Mikey) Weinstein, Esq. | Posted 12.10.2012 | Politics
Michael L. (Mikey) Weinstein, Esq.

According to his story, Mitt Romney had the chance opportunity to meet and even the time to "learn about" a very special former U.S. Navy SEAL who was one of the four Americans killed in the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi.

Report: No Protests Outside Libya Consulate Before Deadly Attack

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.09.2012 | World

The deadly September attack on a U.S. consulate in Libya was not precipitated by an anti-American protest, as had originally been reported, the State ...

Officer Requested More Security For U.S. Consulate In Libya, Received No Response

Reuters | Posted 12.09.2012 | World

WASHINGTON, Oct 9 (Reuters) - A U.S. security officer formerly stationed in Libya has told lawmakers he sent two cables to the State Department requ...

Jihadists Warned U.S. On Facebook

The Daily Beast | Posted 12.03.2012 | Technology

The new information disclosed in the letter obtained by The Daily Beast strongly suggests the U.S. consulate in Benghazi and the late Ambassador Chris...

Dick Cheney: Obama Administration 'Involved In A Cover-Up' On Libya Attack

Sarah Bufkin | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics

Former Vice President Dick Cheney criticized the Obama administration for attempting "a cover-up" of what transpired in Benghazi, Libya, on Sept. 11, ...