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Libya Embassy Attack

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 ...

Republicans and the Benghazi Hearings: A Show of Force or Just a Show?

Dee Evans | Posted 07.08.2013 | Politics
Dee Evans

History shows that each of the presidents of the past few decades have had to deal with embassy attacks and bombings but for some reason, I don't ever recall there being so much unrest following an attack as there is now under President Obama.

Embassies Under Attack: An Open Letter to Muslims

Rafa Fernández de Castro | Posted 11.01.2012 | World
Rafa Fernández de Castro

Muslim brothers and sisters, I urge you to unite and condemn the recent violent attacks on American embassies and consulates in the Middle East and to...

Providing Aid Hurts Recipient Countries' Local Businesses Too

Mehrunisa Qayyum | Posted 12.12.2012 | World
Mehrunisa Qayyum

Locals in the aid recipient countries will have the best descriptive term. We should probably ask them before we start patting ourselves on the back on how development aid is an alternative to their lackluster foreign direct investment.

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...

U.S. Preparing To Strike Targets Tied To Libya Embassy Attack | Posted 12.02.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- The American military's top-secret Joint Special Operations Command is preparing detailed information that could be used to kill or capt...

White House: 'Self-Evident' That Libya Attack Was Terrorism Act

Reuters | Posted 11.20.2012 | World

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE, Sept 20 (Reuters) - The White House said on Thursday it was "self-evident" that an assault on the U.S. consulate in Libya that...

Why America Struggles

Joseph Blady, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2012 | World
Joseph Blady, M.D.

The overarching problem that causes us to back losers and reach for military solutions all too often is a profound and enduring failure to formulate foreign policies that match situations and regions.

Right-wing Bloggers Say Amb. Stevens Was Gay -- And They Care Deeply About What Happened to Him, Really, They Do

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

When do right-wing websites, radical Christian bloggers and Tea Party fringe characters care about someone who is targeted simply because he or she may be gay? When they can blame the evil Muslims, President Obama, Hillary Clinton and Democratic policies -- that's when.

MoveOn Hits Mitt Romney On Libya Response

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics

Progressive group will run a full-page ad this week criticizing GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney for his response to the killing of fou...

Jennifer Bendery

John McCain: Libya Attacks On U.S. Officials Were Planned By Terrorists | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said he suspects last week's attacks on the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya were planned in advance and...

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...

Saudi Grand Mufti Condemns Attacks On Embassies

Reuters | Posted 11.15.2012 | World

RIYADH, Sept 15 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's Grand Mufti, the highest religious authority in the birthplace of Islam, on Saturday denounced attacks on...

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...

The Muhammad "Film" Protests and the Crimes of Fundamentalism

Feisal G. Mohamed | Posted 11.14.2012 | World
Feisal G. Mohamed

Can there be any objective lesson more clear on the irrational, destructive overreaction that fundamentalism breeds?

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...

PHOTOS: Pro-American Libyans Slams Terrorism, Offers Apology For Tuesday's Attack

Posted 09.14.2012 | World

On the heels of Tuesday's deadly attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, protesters took to the streets of Tripoli to offer condolences for t...

Mitt Romney Kneejerks Into Another Colossal Blunder

Bob Cesca | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics
Bob Cesca

Romney could have been a statesman about the events in North Africa and appeared dignified -- perhaps qualified -- in the process, but instead he decided to be a braying crackpot. Anyone with a lapel pin and a pulse can do that.

Mitt Romney Needs to Make an Apology Tour

Monica Bauer | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics
Monica Bauer

Foreign policy is not about chest-thumping, boasting, and playing Clint Eastwood. Foreign policy is about the extension of power, and not all power is measured in guns or ratcheted up by bravado.

Murderous Dance

Thrity Umrigar | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics
Thrity Umrigar

I don't know Sam Bacile. I don't even know if that's his real name -- or if he's real. But I know his type. I don't know the individuals who stormed the U.S. embassy in Cairo. But I know their type, also.

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 ...

Anti-Islam Pastor Under Pressure In Wake Of Attacks

Reuters | Posted 11.12.2012 | World

* Chairman of Joint Chiefs asks pastor to not support film * Pastor agrees to 're-evaluate' showing movie By Phil Stewar...

Attacks in Libya, Egypt: Three Things to Know

Posted 09.12.2012 | World

By Isobel Coleman. Originally appeared at CFR. The U.S. ambassador to Libya was killed and the U.S. embassy in Cairo came under attack in separ...

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...