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New York Times report casts doubt on al Qaeda involvement in Benghazi – CNN

CNN(CNN) — A New York Times report on the September 11, 2012, attack that killed four Americans — including Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens — in Benghazi, Libya, calls into question much of what Republicans accusing the Obama administration of a …A Deadly Mix in BenghaziNew York Times5 Takeaways From The New York Times Benghazi InvestigationTIMENew […]

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A Deadly Mix in Benghazi – New York Times

New York TimesMonths of investigation by The New York Times, centered on extensive interviews with Libyans in Benghazi who had direct knowledge of the attack there and its context, turned up no evidence that Al Qaeda or other international terrorist groups had any …New York Times: No Al-Qaida Role in 2012 Benghazi KillingsVoice of America5 […]

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Libya: Suicide bombing near Benghazi kills at least 13 – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesBENGHAZI, Libya — A suicide car bombing at a security checkpoint in eastern Libya on Sunday killed at least 13 people, the government said — a gruesome attack that left body parts strewn across a roadway. Officials declared three days of mourning.Truck Bomb Near Benghazi Kills 13Voice of AmericaLibya’s first suicide attack kills […]

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Libya’s first suicide attack kills seven soldiers outside Benghazi – The Globe and Mail

The Globe and MailA suicide bomber detonated a truck packed with explosives at an army checkpoint outside the city of Benghazi on Sunday, killing seven soldiers in the first such attack in Libya’s deepening turmoil. Car bombs and assassinations of army and police officers are …Official: Car bombing in Libya kills at least 6BusinessweekCar bombing […]

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Chris Stevens, Late Ambassador To Libya, Rejected Benghazi Security

Benghazi Security improvements didn’t come because Chris Stevens, U.S. Ambassador To Libya, rejected them. That’s the latest Benghazi controversy-related news coming from U.S. Government Officials as told to McClachy News Service. It’s not known clearly why Chris Stevens made such a decision. Ambassador Stevens died of smoke inhalation in the first of two attacks that […]

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Obama and Clinton On 60 Minutes, Transcript

President Obama and Secretary Of State Clinton appeared together on CBS’ 60 Minutes Sunday evening. What follows is the transcript from that TV event, assembled from the divided-by-page version published by CBS. Here it is: There are few people we think we know more about than President Barack Obama and outgoing Secretary of State Hillary […]

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Jill Kelley Was The Woman Emailed By Jealous Paula Broadwell In Petraeus Sex Scandal

According to The Associated Press (who I hope didn’t steal the information from a blogger, as they do that) the “other woman” who was the target of heated emails from Paula Broadwell telling her to “stay away” from David Petraeus (not smart, when you think about it) is named Jill Kelley. The backstory is that […]

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Hillary Clinton Said House Republican Cuts Harm National Security

Zennie62 outlined how House GOP leaders worked to diminish the President’s ability to use military action in Libya, where Benghazi is located. Now, comes a Washington Post report from 2011 reporting that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton warned that House GOP budget cuts would harm national security. “The scope of the proposed House cuts is […]

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House GOP Voted Against Allowing Obama To Deploy Troops In Libya, Benghazi

Lost in the Fox News-led, right-wing desire to pin the Benghazi tragedy on President Obama is the fact that in 2011, House Republicans led several efforts to prevent or curb Barack Obama from having the necessary deployment of US Armed Forces in Libya. And, yes, these actions were specifically against Libya, where Benghazi is located. […]