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US Embassy Attacks

Selective Outrage: Hypocrisy At Its Worst

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 08.28.2015 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

The conservative play on Benghazi and Clinton's emails is nothing short of despicable. Perhaps we are witnessing the consequences of a right wing reeling from Obama's successful presidency; perhaps this is a manifestation of conservative desperation.

Joshua Hersh

Board Reviewed Susan Rice's Role In Lead-Up To Africa Embassy Bombings | Joshua Hersh | Posted 11.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Members of an outside review board that investigated the 1998 terrorist bombings at two U.S. embassies in Africa told The Huffington Pos...

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.

Jon Ward

Benghazi Debate Exchange Allows Obama To Dodge Questions | Jon Ward | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Obama never directly answered the questions posed to him Tuesday night about the death of a U.S. ambassador in Benghazi. He di...

A Dictator Out Of Power, But Not Out Of The Picture

Reuters | Posted 12.01.2012 | World

By Andrew Hammond SANAA, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Seven months after he reluctantly handed over the presidency, Ali Abdullah Saleh's continui...

30,000 Protest Against Militias In Benghazi

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 11.21.2012 | World

BENGHAZI, Libya — Hundreds of protesters angry over last week's killing of the U.S. ambassador to Libya stormed the compound of the Islamic extr...

Top U.S. Official To End Memorial Official In Libya

AP | ESAM MOHAMED | Posted 11.20.2012 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — The deputy U.S. secretary of state attended a memorial service in Tripoli on Thursday for the American ambassador to Libya and ...

Libya Laments, Apologizes For Chris Steven Death

Reuters | Posted 11.20.2012 | World

TRIPOLI, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Libya apologised on Thursday to visiting U.S. Deputy Secretary of State William Burns for an attack on the U.S. consula...

Egypt Denounces U.S. Embassy Breaching

AP | Posted 11.16.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egypt's presidential spokesman says the breaching of the U.S. embassy in Cairo during protests over an anti-Islam film was "unjustified,...

U.S. Deploys Forces In Midst Of Anti-American Protests

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 09.16.2012 | World

ABOARD A US MILITARY AIRCRAFT -- U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says the turmoil raging across the Muslim world is likely to continue into the da...

Sudan Snubs U.S. Marine Deployment Request

Reuters | Posted 11.15.2012 | World

KHARTOUM, Sept 15 (Reuters) - Sudan has rejected a U.S. request to send a platoon of Marines to bolster security at the U.S. embassy in Khartoum, th...

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...

Anti-U.S. Protests Spread To Iran, Iraq

AP | OSAMA ALFITORY and HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 11.13.2012 | World

BENGHAZI, Libya — Heavily armed militants used a protest of an anti-Islam film as a cover and may have had help from inside Libyan security in t...

Embassies Step Up Security After Libya Attack

AP | ROBERT H. REID | Posted 11.13.2012 | World

BERLIN — U.S. embassies across the world ramped up security Thursday following an attack that killed the U.S. ambassador to Libya, as Muslims an...

Yemen's President Apologizes For Embassy Attack

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 11.13.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen -- Yemen's president has apologized to President Barack Obama for the attack on the U.S. Embassy in Sanaa, the Yemeni capital, by a mob a...