| May 3, 2013
Mention the word "Benghazi" to Republicans, and chances are, they'll become eager, animated, even predatory, seeking weakness in President Barack Obama.
But say "Benghazi" to Democrats and they'll flinch. Some will step back as if you're carrying a...
| May 13, 2013
| 9:47 AM
WASHINGTON -- Mistakes were made.
This, we are supposed to accept, is the conclusion to be drawn about the terrorist attacks in Benghazi, Libya, despite congressional testimony Wednesday suggesting that significant efforts were made to camouflage...
| May 15, 2013
Dogged by scandal, and with his press secretary presumably now curled up in the fetal position and breathing into a brown paper bag, it's obvious President Barack Obama is in need.
Our president must find his happy place again, away from irritating...
| May 15, 2013
| 8:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Then CIA-Director David Petraeus objected to the final talking points the Obama administration used after the deadly assault on a U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, because he wanted to see more details revealed to the...
| May 16, 2013
| 5:38 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House release of some 100 pages of emails and notes about the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, last year has failed to satisfy congressional Republicans, who are demanding more information....
| May 9, 2013
| 7:53 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Politicians love few things better than a scandal to trip up their opponents, and Republicans hope last year's fatal attack on U.S. diplomats in Libya will do exactly that to Hillary Rodham Clinton and other Democrats.
| Apr 7, 2013
| 10:11 AM
ISTANBUL (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday railed against the "cowardly" terrorists responsible for the attack that killed five Americans in Afghanistan, including a "selfless, idealistic" young diplomat on a mission to donate...
| May 9, 2013
| 10:47 AM
WASHINGTON -- They summoned a whistle-blower to Capitol Hill, but instead they got a virtuoso storyteller.
Gregory Hicks, the No. 2 U.S. diplomat in Libya the night Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans were killed, was to be the star...
| Dec 23, 2012
Soon — perhaps very soon — the Syrian government of Bashar Assad will fall. On that day, and for months after, Damascus will probably be a disorderly and dangerous place, a risky place for American diplomats to be.
| Sep 12, 2012
| 5:12 PM
WASHINGTON — J. Christopher Stevens was in many ways the model American diplomat, committed, idealistic, willing to take risks and eager to find out what was really happening in obscure corners of the world.
A lanky 52-year-old Californian, with...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 4:33 PM
The Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate, U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV, has joined the call of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and a handful of other conservatives criticizing President Barack Obama's handling of the new crisis in the Middle...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 4:32 PM
UPDATED WITH MORE QUOTES The idea that blaming the video meant not acknowledging the attack as an act of terrorism is a false distinction. They're not mutually exclusive. Republicans had convinced themselves otherwise....Kevin Drum To Libyans who...