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Libya Attack

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...

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 ...

White House Mulls How To Strike Over Libya Attack

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER and RUKMINI CALLIMACHI | Posted 12.15.2012 | World

WASHINGTON — The White House has put special operations strike forces on standby and moved drones into the skies above Africa, ready to strike m...

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.

State Department: No Protests Outside Libyan Consulate Before Attack

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER and LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 12.09.2012 | World

WASHINGTON — The State Department said Tuesday it never concluded that the consulate attack in Libya stemmed from protests over an American-made...

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...

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, ...

After Benghazi: Diplomacy With a State; War Within

Wendy Chamberlin | Posted 12.02.2012 | World
Wendy Chamberlin

Ambassador Chris Stevens's death aroused public debate regarding acceptable safety standards and circumstances for American diplomats and whether we should even be in "those places." The answer from those of us who have served in the Foreign Service: "Yes!" We should be there. We must be there.

Clinton Hints Al Qaeda Linked To Libya Consulate Attack

Posted 09.27.2012 | World

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton hinted on Wednesday that the Sept. 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi may have been linked to a...

Libya President: Anti-Islam Film Had 'Nothing To Do' With U.S. Consulate Attack

Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 09.27.2012 | World

The anti-Islam film that sparked violent protests in several Muslim countries had "nothing to do with the deadly attack on the U.S. consulate in Bengh...

Joshua Hersh

Obama Adviser Slams Romney For Arab Spring Criticism

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 09.26.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- Colin Kahl, a top foreign policy adviser to President Barack Obama's campaign, defended Tuesday the president's handling of the Arab Spr...

Jason Linkins

Allen West Would Invoke The 'Angel Of Death'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics

Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) is pretty hopping mad about President Barack Obama's speech to the United Nations, ostensibly because of the emphasis the pre...

Joshua Hersh

Obama At UN Challenges World Leaders To Fight Intolerance

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics

It wasn't quite the sweeping narrative of past addresses, but in a strongly worded speech before the opening session of the United Nations General Ass...