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Intelligence agencies faulted for Libya fallout

A Senate report found that changes made by intelligence agencies were the origin of confusing explanations after the attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi, Libya.

Tags: FBI , CIA , Senate , Congress , Obama administration , DHS , Susan Rice , al-Qaida , John Kerry

Tuesday - 01/01/2013, 03:08am EST

House Republicans: Rice unfit to head State Dept.

A group of 97 House Republicans sent a letter to President Barack Obama on Monday, saying that U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice misled the nation about the attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya, making her unfit to be a candidate to succeed Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.

Tags: Susan Rice , Barack Obama , Congress , State Department , Hillary Rodham Clinton , John McCain , Lindsey Graham , Chris Stevens ,

Monday - 11/19/2012, 04:03pm EST

Petraeus to testify in Congress on Libya Friday

Former CIA Director David Petraeus will testify before the House Intelligence committee Friday on events that led to the death of the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans in an attack on the U.S. Consulate at Benghazi, Libya, on Sept. 11.

Tags: David Petraeus , CIA , Congress

Wednesday - 11/14/2012, 07:41pm EST

Obama: Buck stops here on protecting U.S. diplomats

In the second presidential debate, President Barack Obama claimed that he was responsible for the safety of U.S. diplomats overseas and would fully investigate the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi.

Tags: President Barack Obama , Mitt Romney , debate , Hillary Rodham Clinton , State Department , workforce , Michael OConnell

Wednesday - 10/17/2012, 07:24am EDT

White House ponders a strike over Libya attack

Facing political pressure to respond forcefully to the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, the White House is readying strike forces and drones. First, though, it must identify a target.

Tags: DoD , State Department , President Barack Obama , Robert Grenier , al-Qaida

Tuesday - 10/16/2012, 03:24am EDT

Biden, Ryan wrangle over budget, defense cuts

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said President Barack Obama has failed to produce a workable budget plan, while Vice President Joe Biden said budgets introduced by Ryan "eviscerated all the things that the middle class cares about."

Tags: Joe Biden , Paul Ryan , Barack Obama , Mitt Romney , debate , budget , defense cuts , sequestration , Afghanistan , Chris Stevens , Medicare , Social Security

Friday - 10/12/2012, 07:01am EDT

State Dept. reveals new details of Benghazi attack

Senior State Department officials on Tuesday revealed for the first time certain details of last month's tragedy in the former Libyan rebel stronghold, such as the efforts of a quick reaction force that rushed onto the scene and led the evacuation in a fierce gun battle that continued into the streets.

Tags: State , al-Qaida , Barack Obama , Chris Stevens

Wednesday - 10/10/2012, 02:17am EDT
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