A car bomb has exploded in Benghazi near the Foreign Ministry building. The attack has turned media’s attention back to Libya although The US Report has consistently covered the country’s chaos with some experts warning Libya is again threatened by civil war.
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If you want news about Libya, you have to dig for it. When you find it, the news is mostly negative. The latest: Tripoli has been without running water since Friday. Tripoli has been without running water since Tuesday, Sept. 3. [See editor's note at bottom]
When President Barack Obama decided to get the U.S. involved in the Libya civil war, Congress was not part of the decision beforehand. The outcome in Libya—a country “awash” in weapons and U.S. properties including intelligence files being breached—remains controversial.
Bill Maher is channeling his fellow extremists on Twitter by claiming President Barack Obama restored the Constitution “re war powers.” Maher, by the yardstick of “progressives” also disrespected the president by calling him “Barry.”
Americans have the freedom to speak out about political issues and we also have a direct conduit for our opinions, the U.S. House of Representatives. As President Barack Obama contemplated bombing Syria, a number of unusual consequences occurred, and he accomplished something unprecedented in his presidency.
What a difference near-absolute power makes. President Barack Obama’s secretary of state John Kerry just made the case for military action against Syria while Democrats’ minority leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi lobbied for the same.
For the Democrats, the narrative wanders from humanitarian grounds to national security issues.
Congressman Ander Crenshaw believes a Select Committee is the only way to get to the bottom of attacks on U.S. property in Benghazi where four Americans died.
What really happened in Benghazi? Why weren’t security issues addressed despite numerous warnings?
Why did the U.S. set up a temporary “Special Mission Compound” there, one that didn’t qualify for security upgrades?
An explosive new report from Judicial Watch reveals information implicating government officials responsible for security failures in Benghazi.
At present President Barack Obama would likely be thrilled to get former NSA contractor Edward Snowden back. Fox News said Snowden will face charges of espionage and theft of government property.
There was another breach of classified information, in September, 2012, but Snowden had nothing to do with it.Those responsible for the breach have paid little or no penalty whatsoever.
Imagine a Republican appointee going on numerous talk shows to repeat a fictional story about why U.S. property was attacked and Americans were killed in Libya. We all know what would happen if that Republican, instead of being penalized for falsehoods, earned a promotion, right?
It’s a good thing Susan Rice is a Democrat.