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26 June 2014

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Statement by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice on the Killing of Salwa Bugaighis

The United States strongly condemns yesterday's brutal and senseless murder of human rights and civil society activist Salwa Bugaighis in Benghazi, Libya. I was fortunate to have the opportunity to meet Salwa in Libya in November 2011, soon after the ouster of Qadhafi. I was deeply impressed by her courage, leadership and dedication to building a peaceful, democratic Libya where the rights and freedoms of all Libyan women and men are respected and protected.

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Captured Benghazi suspect an enigma
Friday, 20 June 2014 13:56

Ahmed Abu Khatallah has been an enigma since his name first emerged as a possible leader of the Benghazi terrorist attack that killed four Americans.

He didn't hide in the months after the September 11, 2012, assault on a U.S. diplomatic compound, instead giving media interviews in public, including one with CNN's Arwa Damon.

"No problem," he replied in 2013 when Damon asked if he would be willing to meet with U.S.

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UNITED NATIONS – The United States has informed the U.N. Security Council that a top suspect in the deadly 2012 assault in Libya was captured because U.S. investigators determined that he planned further attacks against Americans.

In a letter to the council obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press, U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power said the capture of Ahmed Abu Khattala was necessary "to prevent such armed attacks" and was carried out "in accordance with the United States' inherent right of self-defense.

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Why did capture take so long?
Wednesday, 18 June 2014 10:10

"We wanted to make sure this would have a successful outcome," says State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki on CNN.

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|During a manufacturing event in Pittsburgh, the president addressed the capture of one of the suspected leaders of the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya.

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A scene from "Korengal."Handout

What is it like to return to home soil for good after years of combat deployments? Can you feel both courage and guilt at the same time? How do you control fear?

These are just some of the questions director Sebastian Junger attempts in answer in his latest documentary, “Korengal.” With its tagline “This is what war feels like,” the film picks up where his Oscar-nominated work “Restrepo” left off.

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Susan Rice: Fool Us Twice?
Saturday, 07 June 2014 12:06
June 6, 2014|1:39 am

It's an old American saying: "Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me!" President Obama's National Security Adviser went on another Sunday show last weekend. She proceeded to tell the nation and the world that the AWOL U.S. Army soldier held for five years by the Taliban, Bowe Bergdahl, had served "honorably, and with distinction." She defended the Obama administration's decision to trade five of the worst detainees at Guantanamo Bay for this soldier.

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obama-romney-debateOne of the political fights that arose from the terrorism incident in Libya consulate early this year and that had become a hot campaign issue, has come to a close. 

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Optimized-dogFour years ago, the card carrying members of the liberal news media were overjoyed at the election of Barack Obama as President. In the process, they abandoned any pretext of fair and balanced reporting.

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donkey-leftEver since he won the first presidential debate, GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney has been making inroads against President Obama.

 

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