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Libya Attack

Joshua Hersh

Top Intelligence Republican Contradicts White House On Libya Consulate Attack

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 09.23.2012 | World

A top Republican on the House Intelligence committee said Sunday that he has "seen no information" that there was a separate protest going on outside ...

Joshua Hersh

Robert Gibbs: White House Did Not Mislead On Libya Crisis

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 09.23.2012 | Politics

Obama campaign adviser Robert Gibbs found himself on his heels over the administration's public handling of the recent crisis in Libya, where an attac...

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...

Clinton Orders Investigation Into Libya Attack

Reuters | Posted 11.20.2012 | World

* White House labels assault on consulate "terrorist" attack * Lawmakers want answers on envoy's death, security * Probi...

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...

Report: Slain U.S. Ambassador Feared Al Qaeda Hit List

Reuters/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.20.2012 | World

Ambassador Chris Stevens feared he was on an al Qaeda hit list before his death in an attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi last Tuesday, according...

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...

Did Romney Actually Say He'd Take Advantage of Hostages or Dead Americans?

Jon Soltz | Posted 09.18.2012 | Politics
Jon Soltz

I'm sorry, what? If there's an international crisis where Americans die and/or hostages are taken, you'll "work to find a way to take advantage of the opportunity?"

What's the Most Islamic Approach to Islamophobia?

Melody Moezzi | Posted 11.18.2012 | World
Melody Moezzi

We must ask ourselves, both as Muslims and as responsible global citizens: What is the most effective and responsible way to respond to an offensive film or cartoon or other form of expression that has gained popularity for one reason or another?

Dad Remembers Navy SEAL Killed In Libya Attack As 'My Hero'

Posted 09.18.2012 | Impact

The father of the former Navy SEAL killed in an attack on the American consulate in Libya last week calls his son “my hero.” Speaking to NECN, ...

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...

Jennifer Bendery

John McCain: Libya Attacks On U.S. Officials Were Planned By Terrorists

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Al Qaeda Calls For More Attacks On U.S. Embassies

AP | Posted 09.15.2012 | World

By AYA BATRAWY and MAAMOUN YOUSSEF, Associated Press CAIRO -- Al-Qaida's branch in Yemen praised the killing of the U.S. ambassador in Libya in a W...

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...

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 sai...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Social Conservatives Embrace Romney For 'No Apologies'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Social conservatives on Friday wholeheartedly embraced Mitt Romney’s "no apologies" response to the attacks on U.S. diplomatic mission...

'Innocence Of Muslims' Proves That Literally Anyone Can Make A Movie These Days

Mike Hogan | Posted 11.14.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Hogan

Independent film isn't what it used to be. Declining production costs and ever-proliferating distribution options have encouraged everyone from the U.S. Navy to fringe religious groups to dabble in filmmaking, with results that range from unsettling to explosive.

Obama Meets With Families Of U.S. Dead In Libya

Reuters | Posted 11.14.2012 | World

ANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE, Maryland, Sept 14 (Reuters) - P resident Barack Obama arrived at Andrews Air Force Base on Friday to lead a ceremony honorin...

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...

Spy Planes Fly Over Benghazi

Reuters | Posted 11.14.2012 | World

By Hadeel Al Shalchi BENGHAZI, Libya, Sept 14 (Reuters) - Libya closed its air space over Benghazi airport temporarily because of heav...

Arab Protests Put Foreign Policy At The Fore

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 09.14.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- His sights fixed firmly on securing a second term, President Barack Obama had hoped that the rest of the world would wait until after th...

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...