6 hrs ago
Obama nominates Nuland for assistant secretary of state
President Obama on Thursday nominated Victoria Nuland, a State Department official involved in the editing of the administration's talking points on Benghazi, to be the next assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs.
10 hrs ago
Syrians seeking refuge in Libya
MISRATA, 23 May 2013 - Two years ago Syrians in the relative security of their own country watched the unfolding crisis in Libya descend into a devastating civil war.
Wed May 22, 2013
Ventura County Star
In Reagan Library speech, Donald Rumsfeld says he worries about U.S. debt
Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld answers a question Tuesday night during a speech at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley.
Libya: Vast Borders Still a No-Man's Land for Most
Loose-knit ethnic militias form the backbone of border control in the southern regions of Libya that the government has declared under emergency law.
Rand Paul: Says Hillary Clinton 'was asked repeatedly to provide...
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., says Hillary Clinton is to blame for inadequate security in Benghazi, Libya, where four Americans died on Sept.
France beefs up Africa, Middle East embassy security
France will invest about 20 million euros to increase security for diplomats and embassies in the Middle East and Africa after its mission in Libya was targeted by a car bomb in April, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.
Tue May 21, 2013
Fact Sheets: Benghazi Accountability Review Board Implementation
Following the September 11, 2012 attack on U.S. government facilities in Benghazi, Libya, the independent Benghazi Accountability Review Board issued 29 recommendations to the Department of State.
Mon May 20, 2013
Media Matters for America
Fox Attempts To Reinvigorate Its Campaign Against Susan Rice
Fox News baselessly accused former U.N. Ambassador and potential National Security Adviser Susan Rice of willfully lying about the Benghazi attacks during her September 2012 Sunday news show appearances, despite it being widely reported that Rice used talking points approved by the intelligence community.
Obama cultivating "culture of cover-ups and intimidation," Cornyn says
Fielding controversies ranging from the attack last Sept. 11 in Benghazi, Libya to the targeting scandal at the Internal Revenue Service, President Obama is cultivating "a culture of cover-ups and intimidation," Sen.
Sun May 19, 2013
Pan-African News Wire
Security Situation Worsens in Counter-revolutionary Libya
Bomb explosion near three embassies in Libya SATURDAY, MAY 18, 2013 03:13 PM EDT OTTAWA - Greek foreign affairs officials report no injuries following a small explosion Saturday outside the Embassy of Greece in Libya's capital Tripoli.
Bomb explodes in Tripoli street
A bomb exploded yesterday in a Tripoli street housing the Algerian, Greek and Saudi embassies, lightly damaging a car.
Rand Paul 2016?
Rand Paul blasted President Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for their security failures in Benghazi in a Herald interview ahead of the U.S. senator from Kentucky's keynote speech to New Hampshire Republicans tomorrow that's further fueling talk he is eyeing a 2016 White House bid.
Fri May 17, 2013
What now? Obama must take a new course after scandals
Americans have to wonder where we are left in terms of governance at the end of a horrible week for President Barack Obama that has included the surfacing of an attack by his administration on journalists of The Associated Press, partisan enforcement of tax regulations by the Internal Revenue Service and still inflammatory stirring of the embers of ... (more)
Inter Press Service
Tribes Keep Uneasy Peace in Southern Libya
Muammar Gaddafi, the Libyan Tebu suffered from state-sanctioned discrimination, which stemmed in part from the failure of the semi-nomadic tribe to register under Libya's 1954 citizenship law.
Torture in Libya continues
A shocking video has appeared on the Internet showing Libyan rebels torturing a group of black Africans.
Wed May 15, 2013
Las Vegas Review Journal
Emails: Petraeus pushed for disclosure of Benghazi details
WASHINGTON - Then CIA-Director David Petraeus objected to the final talking points that U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice used five days after the deadly assault on a U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, because he wanted to see more detail publicly released, including a warning issued from the CIA about plans for a break-in at the U.S. Embassy in ... (more)
Local NEWS 8
White House releases Benghazi e-mails
The White House released more than 100 pages of e-mails on Wednesday in a bid to quell critics who say President Barack Obama and his aides played politics with national security following the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya.
Drip, Drip, Drip: More Conservative Groups Targeted By IRS Than Previously Revealed
If George Bush and Dick Cheney had thrown a three-legged race so a couple of make-a-wish foundation kids visiting the WH for a Fourth of July picnic could get a trophy, that would have been a scandal calling their integrity into question.
Tue May 14, 2013
Image of Obama Ponders Time Left in Office as Probes Pile Up
President Obama walks across the South Lawn of the White House Monday night after arriving from New York City where he attended two Democratic fundraisers.
Thomas Pickering on the chain of command: Ambassador to secretary of State
At the start of the Obama administration, when I was writing about the rookie president's appalling continuation of the tradition of appointing bundlers/donors to the most glamorous embassies, I called Thomas Pickering.