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Libyan Investigators Identify Commander of US Consulate Attack

Libyan Investigators Identify Commander of US Consulate Attack

STR/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Although Libyan-based Ansar al-Sharia contends it was not behind the siege at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi last month that left Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans dead, Libyan authorities are po…

Libyan Investigators Identify Commander of US Consulate Attack

Libyan Investigators Identify Commander of US Consulate Attack

STR/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Although Libyan-based Ansar al-Sharia contends it was not behind the siege at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi last month that left Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans dead, Libyan authorities are po…

Obama Camp Touts Libya Exchange as Key Moment in Debate

Obama Camp Touts Libya Exchange as Key Moment in Debate

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The Obama campaign Wednesday touted the president’s back-and-forth with Mitt Romney on Libya Tuesday night as “one of the best moments in recent debate history,” as the White House continued …

White House Clarifies Biden’s Benghazi Embassy Security Comment

White House Clarifies Biden’s Benghazi Embassy Security Comment

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages(WASHINGTON) — Questions on Vice President Joe Biden’s comments about the Benghazi embassy attack in his debate last night, specifically that “we weren’t told they wanted more security there. We did not kno…

Clinton: “To this Day We Do Not Have a Complete Picture”

Clinton: “To this Day We Do Not Have a Complete Picture”

State Department(WASHINGTON) — Secretary of State Hillary Clinton defended the early response from the Obama administration regarding the terror attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that claimed the lives of four Americans, including Amb. …

Romney Says Obama Fails to Grasp Seriousness of Libya Attacks

Romney Says Obama Fails to Grasp Seriousness of Libya Attacks

NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images(ASHEVILLE, N.C.) — Mitt Romney offered his harshest attack to date on the Obama administration’s handling of last month’s terrorist attack in Libya that killed four Americans, accusing the president of failin…

Sen. McConnell: Obama Administration Libya Explanation ‘Disturbing’

Sen. McConnell: Obama Administration Libya Explanation ‘Disturbing’

Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call(DANVILLE, Ky.) — Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday blasted the Obama administration’s “disturbing” explanation for the attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya that resulted in the death of Amb…

Benghazi Attack: Security Officer on State Department Blocking Requests

Benghazi Attack: Security Officer on State Department Blocking Requests

Chris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Call(WASHINGTON) — In a heated and dramatic congressional hearing Wednesday, witnesses who served with the U.S. diplomatic corps in Libya and pushed for a stronger security presence repeatedly faulted the State Department for s…

US Security Official: ‘Inappropriately Low’ Security in Benghazi Post

US Security Official: ‘Inappropriately Low’ Security in Benghazi Post

STR/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Eric Nordstrom, the former Regional Security Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Libya, has told congressional investigators that security at the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, was “inappropriately low&rdq…

Romney Drops SEAL Story After Mother Complains

Romney Drops SEAL Story After Mother Complains

The Doherty Family(BOSTON) — Mitt Romney’s campaign said Wednesday he will stop citing his meeting with a former Navy Seal killed in last month’s terror attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya after the victim’s mother protested his us…

New Details on US Consulate Attack in Benghazi

New Details on US Consulate Attack in Benghazi

STR/AFP/GettyImages(WASHINGTON) — The size and “lethality” of the attack on the U.S. consulate compound in Benghazi, Libya, that left Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans dead was “unprecedented,” according to a senior State Department o…

Libyan Security Officer Claims State Dept. Wanted to Reduce US Security Presence

Libyan Security Officer Claims State Dept. Wanted to Reduce US Security Presence

GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/GettyImages(WASHINGTON) — Eric Nordstrom, the former Regional Security Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Libya, told congressional investigators looking into the murder of four Americans in Benghazi, Libya, on Sept. 11, that the Sta…

FBI Investigators Visit US Consulate Attack Site in Benghazi

FBI Investigators Visit US Consulate Attack Site in Benghazi

STR/AFP/GettyImages(WASHINGTON) — A U.S. official confirms that an FBI team, under the protection of a U.S. military unit, visited Benghazi for the first time since the Sept. 11 attack that killed four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Chris Steven…

First Witnesses Called for House Hearings on Benghazi

First Witnesses Called for House Hearings on Benghazi

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has written to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to call two witnesses for its Oct. 10 hearings on what went wrong at the diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya.Per …

National Intelligence Office Tries to Explain Evolving Intelligence on Benghazi

National Intelligence Office Tries to Explain Evolving Intelligence on Benghazi

STR/AFP/GettyImages(WASHINGTON) — Shawn Turner, the spokesman for the Director of National Intelligence issued a statement Friday trying to explain the changing explanations of what happened after the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi was attacked, an …

Some Administration Officials Had Early Concerns Benghazi Attack Was Act of Terrorism

Some Administration Officials Had Early Concerns Benghazi Attack Was Act of Terrorism

US Department of Defense Photo by Glenn Fawcet(WASHINGTON) — Obama administration officials told ABC News they had early concerns the attack in Benghazi, Libya was the work of terrorists. Events were too uncertain, and suspicions had been aroused, off…

Rubio, McCain Criticize Administration’s Calling Libya Attack ‘Spontaneous’

Rubio, McCain Criticize Administration’s Calling Libya Attack ‘Spontaneous’

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Senate Republicans said that the White House’s delay in calling the assault on the consulate in Libya an act of terrorism set back efforts to truly confront the attack.“On Sunday, to hear Ambassador Ri…

Rubio, McCain Criticize Administration’s Calling Libya Attack ‘Spontaneous’

Rubio, McCain Criticize Administration’s Calling Libya Attack ‘Spontaneous’

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Senate Republicans said that the White House’s delay in calling the assault on the consulate in Libya an act of terrorism set back efforts to truly confront the attack.“On Sunday, to hear Ambassador Ri…

Libya Attack: Five Guards Protected Slain Ambassador Chris Stevens

Libya Attack: Five Guards Protected Slain Ambassador Chris Stevens

MARWAN NAAMANI/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Five guards from the State Department were protecting U.S. ambassador Chris Stevens when he was killed in the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi last week, according to a top congressional Democrat b…

Libya Attack: Five Guards Protected Slain Ambassador Chris Stevens

Libya Attack: Five Guards Protected Slain Ambassador Chris Stevens

MARWAN NAAMANI/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Five guards from the State Department were protecting U.S. ambassador Chris Stevens when he was killed in the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi last week, according to a top congressional Democrat b…

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