November 4, 2012

The Dumb Politics of Benghazi

Michael Hastings, BuzzFeed

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Tea Party protests. Agency deception. White House confusion. Partisan smoke, and few straight answers, on the campaign trail.

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TAGGED: United States, 2012, Benghazi, Chris Stevens, Libya


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Benghazi, Arab Spring Rear Up in U.S. Campaign
David Kirkpatrick, NYT
When people here talk about American politics, many look to the sky, where the buzz of surveillance drones has grown heavy since last month’s deadly assault on the United States mission in this city in eastern Libya. more ››
November 4, 2012
America's Historical Amnesia over Libya
Clara Gutteridge, The Nation
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Sandy & Benghazi: A Tale of Two Crises
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November 3, 2012
Benghazi's Smoking Gun
Patrick Buchanan, American Conservative
When did Obama learn that State was following the Benghazi attack in real time, that camera-carrying drones were over the city that night, that a seven-hour battle was fought, that desperate cries for help were being turned down.... more ››
October 24, 2012
Benghazi or No, Obama's Foreign Policy Failed
Nick Gillespie, Hit & Run
There's something bizarre coming out of the final (thank God) presidential debate: a righteous debate over whether President Obama called the September 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, a terrorist attack... more ››