The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee says he’s satisfied with the military response to the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya.
The former deputy director of the CIA insisted on Wednesday that he didn’t edit the widely debunked talking points on the 2012 Benghazi attack due to political pressure to protect President Barack Obama and onetime Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.
A recent poll conducted by the Pew Research Center found that people in the United States view her handling of a 2012 attack in Libya on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi as the lowest point in her political career.
The Associated Press’ executive editor called on governments around the world to support an independent press, warning Monday that efforts to silence the media through intimidation and violence are “in effect an attack on a nation’s people.”
Former Sen. Joe Lieberman told a House panel Wednesday that President Barack Obama has “no coherent” anti-terrorism strategy in embattled countries where al-Qaeda is gaining new influence, and that’s endangering the United States.
The 4 Americans were taken into Libyan custody at a security checkpoint near the town of Sabratha.
CIA officers revealed a clash over how quickly they should go help the besieged U.S. ambassador during the 2012 attack on an outpost in Libya, and a standing order for them to avoid violent encounters, according to a congressman and others who heard their private congressional testimony or were briefed on it.
An American teacher at an international school in Benghazi, Libya was shot Thursday, CBS News reports.
Al-Qaida’s American spokesman says the U.S.’s kidnapping of an al-Qaida suspect from Libya is a crime of piracy, urging Libyans to attack U.S. interests everywhere.
A Republican senator isn’t backing down from blocking President Barack Obama’s nominees for Federal Reserve chairman and homeland security secretary in a long-running dispute over the deadly attack on a U.S. diplomatic mission in Libya.