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Benghazi Attacks

No 'Stand Down' Order In Benghazi, Despite What Darrell Issa Said

AP | By BRADLEY KLAPPER and DONNA CASSATA | Posted 07.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The testimony of nine military officers undermines contentions by Republican lawmakers that a "stand-down order" held back militar...

Muslim Woman Berated At Heritage Event Speaks Out On Independence Day

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 07.07.2014 | Politics

The Muslim woman who was mocked at a Heritage Foundation event last month penned an Independence Day op-ed, extolling her beliefs and urging critics t...

U.S. Captures Benghazi Attack Suspect

AP | JULIE PACE AND LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 06.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Libyan militant suspected in the deadly Sept. 11, 2012, attack on Americans in Benghazi has been captured and is in U.S. custody...

Ex-CIA Director Endorses House Benghazi Investigation

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.13.2014 | Politics

Former acting CIA Director Mike Morell said Monday that he supports the creation of a House panel tasked with investigating the 2012 attack on the U.S...

Mike Rogers Defends Benghazi Panel

AP | Posted 07.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee is defending creation of a special investigation into the attack at Benghazi. ...

John Boehner: Democrats Are Probably Fundraising Off Benghazi 'Just Like We Are'

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.13.2014 | Politics

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Monday declined to wave off Republican party committees from fundraising off the 2012 attacks on the U.S. consu...

Obama, Republicans Trade Fire Over Benghazi

Reuters | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON, April 30 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama and his Republican opponents traded accusations over the mini...

The Truth About the Video and Benghazi

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 06.27.2014 | Politics
Joan E. Dowlin

Many seem to have forgotten the volatile time we faced as a nation leading up to the strike on the consulate in Libya.

FBI: Congress Can Talk To Benghazi Survivors

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 11.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director James Comey told senators Thursday he is not opposed to Congress speaking with the survivors of the 2012 attack on th...

Michael McAuliff

Syria? What Syria? Allen West Backs Strike On Benghazi

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With Capitol Hill marking the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks and hotly debating military intervention in Syria on Wednesday,...

State Dept. Officials Return After Devastating Attack

AP | Posted 10.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Four State Department officials have been cleared of security failures that led to an attack last year on a diplomatic outpost in B...

Obama Vows To Capture Benghazi Perpetrators

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 10.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama vowed Friday to bring to justice those responsible for last year's deadly assault on a U.S. diplomatic post ...

Explosions Target Courthouses In Benghazi

AP | ESAM MOHAMED | Posted 09.27.2013 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya — Two large explosions hit courthouses in the city of Benghazi late Sunday, leaving part of one of the buildings a pile of rubble...

Republican Party Makes New Benghazi Demand

AP | Posted 05.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The political arm of the Republican Party is seeking any emails and documents that might exist between the State Department and Presiden...

Scandals Expose Right Wing Hypocrisy

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics

It’s pretty rich, isn’t it, to see conservatives, not so long ago such ferocious guardians of presidential prerogative, suddenly acting as if they...

Kerry Vows Strict Security After Benghazi

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 07.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John Kerry challenged Congress on Monday to go beyond its investigations of embassy security and help ensure tha...

Boehner Defied By House Republicans

The Hill | Posted 05.14.2013 | Politics

House Republican members are defying Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and five committee chairmen by endorsing a measure that would set up a special pane...

Rumsfeld: Clinton Is 'Sideshow' In Benghazi Controversy

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.14.2013 | Politics

Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld weighed in on the Benghazi attacks on Tuesday, charging former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton with being ...

What We Still Don't Know About Benghazi

time.com | Posted 05.13.2013 | Politics

The cover-up is often worse than the crime, they say. And that's true. But these days there is also a corollary in Washington: the partisan outrage ov...

GOP Rep Issues Prediction On Benghazi 'Whistle Blowers'

Reuters | Posted 07.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, May 12 (Reuters) - A top Republican on Sunday said he expected more witnesses to step forward with information about last year's deadly ...

GOP Strategists Question Benghazi Strategy

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 02.21.2013 | Politics

Republican strategists questioned why the party is continuing to focus on the Sept. 11, 2012 attacks on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya...

White House Releases Information Amid GOP Questions

AP | RICHARD LARDNER | Posted 02.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House says President Barack Obama did not speak to any Libyan government officials until the night after the deadly Sept. 11 a...

GOP Senators Press Obama

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Three Republican senators are asking President Barack Obama whether he spoke to any Libyan government official during the deadly assault...

Joshua Hersh

Clinton Benghazi Hearings Show Classified Report Could Not Determine Causes Of Attacks

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 01.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The classified version of a State Department review of last year's assault on an American compound in Benghazi, Libya, found that it was...

2 Police Stations Targeted By Attacks In Benghazi

Reuters | Posted 02.15.2013 | World

BENGHAZI, Libya, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Two police stations were targeted in what appeared to be simultaneous attacks in the eastern Lib...