by Eli Lake May 24, 2013 4:45 AM EDT
In a classified hearing, a House panel is trying to figure out how the attack transpired. Did the attackers know that secret location, or did they learn it that night?
More than eight months after the 9/11 anniversary attacks on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, the CIA is still trying to find out how the attack that killed two former Navy SEALs at the agency’s annex transpired.
The Daily Beast
Loose-knit ethnic militias form the backbone of border control in the southern regions of Libya that the government has declared under emergency law.
No, this is not Watergate or Iran-Contra. Nor is it like the sex scandal that got Bill Clinton impeached.
The AP, IRS and Benghazi matters represent a scandal not of presidential wrongdoing, but of presidential indolence, indifference and incompetence in discharging the duties of chief executive.
The American Conservative
By Patrick J. Buchanan • May 21, 2013, 3:49 AM
Special to WorldTribune.com
By Grace Vuoto
The White House recently released more than 100 pages of e-mails between the CIA, State Department and the White House regarding the now infamous talking points.
By Jordy Yager – 05/19/13 12:02 PM ET
Donald Rumsfeld on Sunday said the public’s trust in President Obama is being “eroded” and the administration’s credibility has been undermined.
Quoted: “I have challenged this verdict that the intervention did more good than harm. Some other supporters of the Libya intervention are now calculating the costs as embassies rush to leave the people to the mercy of the militias. According to the British newspaper the Guardian, “the fear of further violence has led to the British and US embassies withdrawing some staff, the European Union closing its mission in Tripoli and BP announcing it was pulling out non-essential staff.” France had already scaled back its operations after a military attack on its mission in Tripoli. What Daryl Issa and the forces calling the issues of Benghazi a cover-up are refusing to deal with is the deceptions and lies that led to the catastrophic situation in Libya and North Africa today.”
Deceptions and Lies About the CIA’s Operations in North Africa
Benghazi, Petraeus, and the CIA