More Benghazi Articles

  • Maybe the Clintons should take a break from public speaking

    Former President Bill Clinton can't figure out why Republican lawmakers are so upset over Hillary Clinton's bungling of the 2012 terrorist attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi.

  • Benghazi case unfolds against political backdrop

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The first prosecution arising from the Benghazi attacks is playing out in the federal courthouse blocks from both the White House and Capitol Hill, an appropriate setting for a case that has drawn stark lines between President Barack Obama and Republicans in Congress. The...

  • Benghazi suspect pleads not guilty before judge

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Libyan militant accused of masterminding the deadly Benghazi attacks that have become a flashpoint in U.S. politics appeared briefly for the first time in an American courtroom on Saturday, pleading not guilty to a terrorism-related charge nearly two weeks after he was...

  • 10 times Obama made fun of Republicans in the past year

    President Obama is so over Republican lawmakers. He has long lamented what he views as GOP obstructionism, but now he’s not even trying to hide his disdain, belittling them with a newfound fervor.

  • President Obama is not finished

    More and more people are finally coming to the realization that President Obama is presiding over America's decline, though there are differences of opinion as to whether he's deliberately or even directly causing it.

  • Obama again scoffs at 'phony scandals' most Americans think are real

    President Obama is back on the road complaining that Republican lawmakers offer nothing but “cynicism and fear and frustration,” as they focus more on “phony scandals” than the needs of the American people.

  • Hillary Clinton a shoo-in for POTUS? Not so fast

    I'm probably in some minuscule minority, but I am just not too worried about Hillary Clinton's prospects to become our next president. I sense that people will detect her lack of authenticity and also properly associate her with Obama's failed policies.

  • Zogby Report Card: Obama juggles Iraq, Iran alright, but IRS scandal 'stinks'

    Pollster John Zogby reports in our weekly White House report card that President Obama's slumping poll numbers aren't “devastating,” and warns that the Internal Revenue Service scandal stinks.

  • How Obama is keeping a Benghazi suspect from hearing his Miranda rights

    After capturing the alleged mastermind behind the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, U.S. authorities are treating him as an enemy combatant who should be interrogated to prevent another attack.

  • Poll: 55% say America's global Image worse under Obama-Clinton

    Despite promises by President Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to bolster America’s Image around the world, a majority of Americans believe that the country’s prestige and standing are lower than when the duo came into office six years ago. A new poll from St. Leo...

  • MSNBC host Chris Hayes says YouTube video caused Benghazi

    Nearly two years after a jihadi assault on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, left four Americans dead, MSNBC host Chris Hayes revived a discredited talking point, suggesting that the attack was instigated by a YouTube video deemed offensive to Islam. Hayes quoted an article in yesterday's...

  • Why the Benghazi suspect isn't going to Guantanamo Bay

    Guantanamo Bay isn't on the itinerary for Ahmed Abu Khattala, the first suspect expected to face trial in the U.S. for the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi.

  • How the Obama administration hopes to regain Congress' trust on Iraq

    The Obama administration has been in close communication with key members of Congress this week on both the crisis in Iraq and the capture of Ahmed Abu Khattala, the suspected leader of the Sept. 11, 2012 Benghazi attack. Despite those regular consultations, major questions remain about how...

  • The obvious problem American embassies overlooked in security

    An internal investigation done in the wake of the fatal 2012 attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, has found that six government contractors who hire local guards at overseas embassies failed to fully vet the job candidates.

  • Bad timing bedevils both Obama and Hillary Clinton

    Timing is everything, along with location; for President Obama and Hillary Clinton, it has now become toxic, beginning about midday May 31.

From the Weekly Standard

  • No Sword, No Justice

    On Tuesday, President Obama visited the Dutch embassy in Washington to pay his respects to the victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, shot down over Ukraine by forces armed and backed by Vladimir...

  • A New Disorder

    Moments of clarity often come when you least expect them. In a speech to contributors last week in Seattle, Barack Obama made the case that his presidency has made America better. In most...

  • Frozen in the Cold War

    In 1983, Barack Obama was a senior at Columbia University. He was not well known. He lived off-campus, had a few close friends, and spent a lot of time reading. He went to some meetings of the...