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Libya Attacks

Libya Considers Calling For International Troops Amid Heavy Fighting

AP | Posted 07.15.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) — Libya's interim government says it is considering requesting the international community to send troops to the country after three days...

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 ...

Sam Stein

Jon Huntsman: Lawmakers Should Temper Susan Rice Criticism

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman on Monday urged lawmakers, including those in his own party, to temper their criti...

John McCain Softens Opposition To Susan Rice Nomination

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 11.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said he could be convinced not to prevent United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice from taking the top job at the...

Elise Foley

Newt Gingrich: Obama 'Ought To Get Over It'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Republican presidential candidate and House Speaker Newt Gingrich went after the president on Sunday for his handling of the atta...

Elise Foley

Dick Durbin: Darrell Issa Document Dump 'Unconscionable'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) on Sunday attacked Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), chairman of the House Oversight Committee, for releasing sens...

Republicans Pounce As More News Emerges On Libya Raid

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Sensing a moment of political vulnerability on national security, Republicans pounced Friday on disclosures that President Barack O...

Sam Stein

Republicans: Obama's Libya Policy As Bad As George W. Bush And Iraq

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 10.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Several prominent Republicans on Sunday sought a pound of flesh from the Obama administration over its shifting explanations for the att...

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...

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...

Cognitive Bias and the Blame for Benghazi

Austin Dacey | Posted 12.03.2012 | Media
Austin Dacey

How much blame is deserved by the morally unlucky producers of incendiary material that sparks violence given that the Internet and the rest of the world is littered with loads of comparable material that, as it happens, does not?

Attack in Libya Represents Subtle But Meaningful Shift in Threat to American Interests

Nada Bakos | Posted 10.01.2012 | World
Nada Bakos

The recent attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi likely represents a subtle but meaningful shift in the extremist threat to American interests. Withdrawing from the world is every bit as implausible as treating every militia as if it is al Qaeda.

Sununu Issues Biting Criticism Of Obama Over Libya Attacks

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.28.2012 | Politics

Former New Hampshire Gov. John Sununu had harsh words for President Obama on Thursday, implying that the president's administration is responsible for...

Michael Calderone

Journalists Say Libya Consulate Not Secured After Attack

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.25.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- Since Friday, CNN has defended its decision to remove and report from a personal journal belonging to late U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christ...

Michael Calderone

State Dept. Blasts CNN For Using Dead Ambassador's Journal

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.23.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- The State Department blasted CNN Saturday night for the network's handling of a personal journal belonging to late U.S. Ambassador to Lib...

Root Cause of Anti-American Protests: Bad Movie or Bad Policy?

Harut Sassounian | Posted 11.21.2012 | World
Harut Sassounian

The list of serious missteps by successive U.S. administrations is lengthy enough to fill many volumes.

McCain Slams Obama Fail

Patch.com | Posted 09.18.2012 | Politics

U.S. John McCain told Portsmouth area veterans that President Barack Obama's response to the tragedy in Libya shows why he has failed the test of lead...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

Protesters Cleared From Around U.S. Embassy In Egypt

AP | AYA BATRAWY | Posted 11.15.2012 | World

By AYA BATRAWY, Associated Press CAIRO -- Egyptian police on Saturday cleared out protesters who have been clashing with security forces for the pa...

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...

Man Linked To Anti-Islam Film Taken In For Questioning

Reuters | Posted 11.15.2012 | Entertainment

* Voluntarily attends early morning meeting with probation officials * Nakoula not under arrest and not handcuffed * Us...