Backing Off Benghazi: House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa has agreed to withdraw a subpoena of Thomas Pickering over the Benghazi, Libya, attacks after the retired diplomat agreed to a private, closed door meeting. The panel...Show More Summary
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has identified five suspects believed responsible for last year's attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that killed U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans. Investigators...Show More Summary
The role former CIA Director David Petraeus played in creating the discredited U.S. "talking points" about the violence in Benghazi, Libya, that left four Americans dead, including a U.S. ambassador, last year is under new scrutiny, as a Washington Post story suggests that Petraeus sought to shape the resulting memo to favor his agency.
The five men are said to be under round-the-clock U.S. surveillance in Libya.
Government lawyers seek to keep lawsuit over secret Libya rendition of prominent Gaddafi opponent out of public domain.
On Sunday, Rep. Paul Ryan said that he doesn’t know whether or not President Barack Obama intentionally misled the public with doctored talking points after the September 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya. Though many Republicans believe that the Obama administration intentionally misled the public as to the nature of the now-understood terrorist attack on the [...]Show More Summary
Many in Washington now dismiss further assistance to Libya as useless: the Libyans themselves are fractious and have limited 'absorbtive capacity.' At the same time, it is wrong to say we have no influence in Libya, or that we have no means of increasing that capacity.
As NewsBusters reported two weeks ago, CBS’s Bob Schieffer is fed up with the White House’s talking points concerning what happened at our consulate in Benghazi, Libya, last September. His impatience continued on Sunday's Face the Nation when Obama senior advisor Dan Pfeiffer... -
ATLANTA (Reuters) - President Barack Obama, under fire for security lapses at a U.S. mission in Libya, will in a speech on Thursday lay out his wide-ranging counter-terrorism policy, from the controversial use of drones to efforts to close the U.S. mil...
Clashes broke out on Sunday in a western suburb of Tunis and in the city of Kairouan at the Mosque of the Martyrs between Tunisian police and militants of the proscribed Ansar al-Sharia cell. Although the movement makes exaggerated claims for its adherents, I shouldn’t imagine they amount to more than a couple thousand core [...]
Armed groups attacked military posts in Libya's second city Benghazi with bombs and a rocket-propelled grenade, an army commander said on Saturday.Nearly two years after the uprising that ended Muammar Gaddafi's 42-year rule, the government...Show More Summary
President Barack Obama's White House fought and lost a battle to avoid making public what it claimed were confidential records of internal deliberations over the attack on a U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya last September.Obama...Show More Summary
Eight months after militants stormed a U.S. diplomatic outpost in Benghazi, Libya, killing Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans, the political controversy is still raging. Congressional Republicans are still holding investigative...Show More Summary
Last week, ABC News' Jon Karl reported on emails that he said he'd obtained, that purported to show the process involved in developing the talking points on the September 11 attacks in Benghazi, Libya. Once the White House released the...Show More Summary
More MoJo content about the September 2012 attacks on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya and the resulting scandal Benghazi: What Did the CIA Know, and When Did It Know It? Benghazi Isn't Watergate. But the White House Didn't Tell the...Show More Summary
On Sept. 12, 2012, President Barack Obama vowed to "bring to justice" the perpetrators of the deadly attack in Benghazi, Libya. On Oct. 26, 2012, Obama said his "biggest priority" was bringing the "folks" in Libya responsible for murdering four Americans to... -
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Wednesday sought to defuse controversy over its handling of last year's killing of Americans in Benghazi, Libya, by releasing emails detailing a back-and-forth discussion inside the administration about how to...
Obama administration releases over 100 pages of emails related to attack on US mission in Libya that killed its envoy.
Kentucky Fried Chicken is something of a revolutionary symbol in the Middle East, as the Post’s Max Fisher described in this post on Libya’s “Uncle Kentaki” chicken earlier this week. Now the Gaza Strip is getting in on the action: … Continue reading ?
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Wednesday released more than 100 pages of emails detailing discussion inside the administration over last year's attacks on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya.