Benghazi

Petraeus to testify on Benghazi attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) – The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee says former CIA Director David Petraeus has agreed to testify to Congress about the Sept. 11 attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that […]

11/14/2012

McCain wants Watergate-style panel to probe Libya

WASHINGTON (AP) – Sen. John McCain is calling for establishment of a Watergate-style congressional committee to investigate the deaths of four Americans, including Ambassador Christopher Stevens, at the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. The Arizona […]

11/14/2012

Pentagon timeline shows military response to Libya

WASHINGTON (AP) – New Pentagon details show that the first U.S. military unit arrived in Libya more than 14 hours after the attack on the consulate in Benghazi was over, and four Americans, including the […]

11/09/2012

CIA director quits over extramarital affair

WASHINGTON (AP) – David Petraeus has resigned as director of the CIA after admitting he had an extramarital affair. According to his letter of resignation, Petraeus asked President Barack Obama on Thursday to allow him […]

11/09/2012

White House told of Libyan attack claim Sept. 11

WASHINGTON (AP) – Two hours after the U.S. Consulate came under attack in Benghazi, Libya, the White House was told that a militant group was claiming responsibility for the violence that killed the U.S. ambassador […]

10/24/2012

UN Ambassador Rice denies misleading Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations denies she was trying to mislead Congress when she initially said the attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya was a spontaneous protest. Susan […]

10/05/2012

Candidates make subtle jabs on foreign policy

NEW YORK (AP) – The presidential candidates have been laying out their visions of America’s role in the world today — while also taking subtle political jabs at each other. Their foreign policy speeches in […]

09/25/2012

Romney: Benghazi a 'terrorist attack'

NEW YORK (AP) – Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney says the attack on the American consulate in Libya was an act of terrorism and says the United States must use foreign aid to bring about […]

09/25/2012

Obama: Libya assault 'wasn't just mob action'

NEW YORK (AP) – President Barack Obama says “there’s no doubt” that the assault of the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that killed four Americans including the U.S. ambassador “wasn’t just a mob action.” The […]

09/24/2012

Attack on US in Libya fuels anti-militia backlash

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) – Tens of thousands of Libyans marched to the gates of one of the country’s strongest armed Islamic extremist groups Friday, demanding it disband, as the attack that killed the U.S. ambassador […]

09/21/2012

Clinton: Libya killings were 'terrorist attack'

WASHINGTON (AP) – Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says it was a “terrorist attack” that killed the American ambassador to Libya and three others, and she says the U.S. will not rest until those […]

09/21/2012

Military-style tactics seen in US Consulate siege

WASHINGTON (AP) – The heavily armed extremists who laid siege to the U.S. Consulate in Libya used military-style tactics that may have steered Americans toward a waiting ambush, U.S. officials said Friday as they pieced […]

09/21/2012

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