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More Benghazi Documents Come To Light As Conservatives Cry Cover-Up

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 11.01.2012 | Politics

The slow dribble of Benghazi-related news continued on Thursday, as new documents related to the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya came t...

Jon Ward

Benghazi Debate Exchange Allows Obama To Dodge Questions

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

John Christopher Stevens, 1960-2012: A Northern California Hero

Stephen Schwartz | Posted 12.17.2012 | Religion
Stephen Schwartz

As a Northern Californian myself for 50 years, I affirm that John Christopher Stevens was a distinct kind of hero, a special personality for Northern Californians as well as other Americans, Libyans and, in Mayor Lee's phrase, "citizens of the world."

Clinton: I'm Responsible For Consulate Security

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 12.16.2012 | World

LIMA, Peru — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton repeated on Tuesday her statement taking sole responsibility for security at all of ...

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...

Mitt Romney Tells Story Of Meeting Former Navy SEAL Who Was Later Killed In Libya

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 10.09.2012 | Politics

It seemed like a lighthearted, self-deprecating story at first, as Mitt Romney told a crowd of supporters in Van Meter, Iowa, Tuesday that he and his ...

Freedom of Speech: The Price Can Be High

Sohaib Awan | Posted 12.04.2012 | Teen
Sohaib Awan

The world faces a difficult ordeal today because we have taken freedom of speech to be something that is completely free. Far from it, this liberty has proven to be very costly.

Michael Calderone

CNN Reveals Finding Libya Ambassador's Journal

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.25.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- Anderson Cooper revealed Friday night that CNN had found U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens' personal journal following the att...

Libya Deaths Part Of 'Terrorist Attack' Says Counterterrorism Official

Reuters | Posted 11.19.2012 | World

WASHINGTON, Sept 19 (Reuters) - The assault on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi last week in which four Americans died was a "terrorist attack" that m...

Romney's Dagger

Daniel Simon | Posted 11.17.2012 | Politics
Daniel Simon

Mitt Romney's tour of awkwardness continues. A video of Romney speaking to a group of donors at a $50,000-a-person fundraiser, where he described 47...

Ambassador Was Breathing When Found, Says Witness

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 11.17.2012 | World

CAIRO — Libyans tried to rescue Ambassador Chris Stevens, cheering "God is great" and rushing him to a hospital after they discovered him still ...

A Dangerous Misperception and Cultural Divide

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 11.17.2012 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

The flurry of reporting and analysis about the tragic death of the U.S. Ambassador to Libya, Christopher Stevens, and three other Americans strongly suggests there is a strikingly limited understanding behind the complex underpinnings of this outrageous act of violence.

Jon Ward

Mitt Romney Nicks His Leadership Cred: The Real Damage From Last Week

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney faces challenges in convincing undecided voters that his policies would help the middle class, and that he can relate to the...

Joshua Hersh

Libya Attack Points To Dilemma Of Unfinished Arab Spring

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 09.14.2012 | World

A timely new report from the nonprofit International Crisis Group warns that Libya's internal disarray poses a significant threat to the safety and se...

Obama Honoring Libya Victims

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

ANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE, Md. — Four Americans killed in an attack on a U.S. consulate in Libya returned home Friday, their remains each carried i...

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...

Jaweed Kaleem

Anti-Muslim Film May Jeopardize Relations Between Major Religions

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 09.14.2012 | Religion

Most acts of religiously motivated violence pit one faith against the other, but the uproar across the Middle East over clips of an anti-Islam film th...

Sam Stein

Obama Administration Clarifies Eyebrow-Raising Egypt Statement

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's statement in an interview Wednesday night that the Egyptian government was neither an ally nor an enemy to the ...

Jon Ward

Mitt Romney Turns Libya Stance To Mourning Diplomats' Deaths, Criticizing Obama's Leadership

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 09.14.2012 | Politics

FAIRFAX, Va. -- One day after criticizing President Obama in the hours following the announcement of the deaths of four U.S. diplomats, Republican pre...

Andrea Stone

Former Navy SEAL Killed In Libya Attack Fought Proselytizing In The Ranks

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 09.18.2012 | World

One of the security guards killed during an attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that may have been related to an incendiary anti-Musl...

What McCain Won't Say

AP | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain is accusing President Barack Obama of pursuing "a feckless foreign policy" that has compromised American influence...

Jaweed Kaleem

A Religious Motivation Behind Film That Lead To Middle Eastern Protests?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 09.13.2012 | Religion

UPDATE: Sept. 13, 11:34 a.m. -- The Associated Press has identified Californian Nakoula Basseley Nakoula as the man behind the anti-Muslim film that's...

Jennifer Bendery

House Appropriations Chairman 'Open' To Cutting Off Libya Aid

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The chairman of the House Appropriations Committee says he won't bow to requests by conservative lawmakers to cut off U.S. aid to Libya ...

Joshua Hersh

Battle For Libya Consulate Raged For 4 Hours

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 09.13.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- The battle over the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, where four American diplomats lost their lives Tuesday night, lasted for approxim...