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  • ** FILE ** Rep. Mike Rogers, Michigan Republican. (Associated Press)

    Rogers: FBI needs more time to interrogate Benghazi suspect

    A key House leader with oversight of intelligence issues said Sunday that the FBI needs more than just 10 days to interrogate the suspect in the Benghazi attack since the intelligence he has could be valuable to national security.

  • Ahmed Abu Khatallah (facebook)

    Pentagon: Benghazi suspect in U.S. custody

    U.S. Special Forces captured one of the suspected ringleaders of the deadly terrorist attacks in Benghazi in a secret raid in Libya, Obama administration officials said Tuesday, prompting praise for the military operation and fueling a debate over the prisoner's legal status.

  • ** FILE ** Secretary of State Hillary Rodham testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the deadly September attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, that killed Ambassador J. Chris Stevens and three other Americans. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

    RNC chief: Hillary Clinton 'playing politics' on Benghazi

    Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus said Sunday that former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's chapter on Benghazi in her new book is simply an attempt to defuse the issue politically.

  • ** FILE ** Sen. Lindsey Graham speaks during a campaign stop at American Legion Post 20 on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in Greenwood, S.C. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)

    Lindsey Graham: Susan Rice 'should resign' over 'totally collapsed' Benghazi line

    Sen. Lindsey Graham said National Security Adviser Susan Rice may wish otherwise, but her mantra about the Benghazi attacks stemming from an anti-Muslim video has "totally collapsed" and she ought to just admit it and even resign.

  • J. Christopher Stevens

    Eleanor Clift: Ambassador Stevens wasn't murdered; he died from 'smoke inhalation'

    Eleanor Clift, noted liberal columnist and pundit from the Daily Beast, insisted during a broadcast discussion of Benghazi on "The McLaughlin Group" that U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens wasn't really murdered.

  • Georgia editorial roundup

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  • Her own words: In her final days as secretary of state, Hillary Rodham Clinton tells a Senate committee that she saw no specific security requests for Benghazi and "I wasn't involved in the talking points process." (Associated Press)

    Hillary Clinton all but erased from tragic story of the attack in Benghazi

    A huge wave of public testimony, reports and documents on what happened in Benghazi now floods Washington, and little of it focuses on the role of Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton before, on, or after Sept. 11, 2012.

  • Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

    LYONS: Benghazi was a planned tragedy

    The recent reports by the bipartisan Senate Intelligence Committee and the House Armed Services Committee make clear that no organization in the chain of command, including the White House, should have been surprised by the tragic events that occurred at our Benghazi Special Mission Compound (SMC) on Sept. 11, 2012.

  • Glen Doherty

    VALLELY: Obama's Benghazi cover-up

    Thirty-four Americans at the U.S. Special Mission and CIA Annex in Benghazi were attacked by Islamic terrorists in two waves, the first starting at 9:40 p.m. the evening of Sept. 11, 2012.

  • ** FILE ** Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks about Syria on Sept. 9, 2013, in the South Court Auditorium on the White House Complex in Washington, during a the White House Forum to Combat Wildlife Trafficking. Clinton said any move by Syria to surrender its chemical weapons to international control would be an "important step." (Associated Press)

    CURL: The drip, drip, drip of Benghazi

    Another day, another revelation on Benghazi. The "bipartisan" Senate Select Committee on Intelligence last week put out a scathing report on the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on U.S. diplomatic outposts in Libya, citing "systematic failures" that led to the death of Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and three other Americans.

  • Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton congratulates President Barack Obama on the House vote to pass health care reform, prior to a meeting in the Situation Room of the White House, March 22, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

    BENGHAZI WAS PREVENTABLE: Hillary Clinton cited for major security lapses

    The 2012 terrorist assault on the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, involved attackers from several major international terrorist networks, according to a Senate report that blames the intelligence community and the State Department — and Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens himself — for lapses.

Contractors of the U.S. security firm Blackwater secure the site of a roadside attack near the Iranian Embassy in Baghdad in 2005. The firm, whose guards were accused of fatally shooting 17 Iraqi civilians in 2007, left Baghdad on Thursday.

    State Department chose flight over fight in Benghazi, Senate report says

    Armed State Department security agents retreated rather than fire on terrorists who were invading the U.S. mission in Benghazi, says a Senate Intelligence Committee report.

  • Illustration by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

    TIMMERMAN: Why is the NY Times preparing the way for Hillary's run?

    The New York Times has done excellent reporting on Libya. The newspaper was among the first to reveal that U.S.-approved arms for the Libyan rebels had fallen into the hands of jihadi groups and, more generally, on the rise of al Qaeda-affiliated groups in Libya and North Africa.

  • Illustration by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    GAFFNEY: 'We're here to kill Americans'

    Team Obama must still answer for undeniably lax security in Benghazi

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Find missing Benghazi security requests

    In the five months leading up to the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, there were two bombings on the consulate there. One blew a big hole in a wall; following it, U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens requested more security. Instead, the number of security personnel was reduced. Then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has testified that millions of cables came to her office, and because she could not read them all, she did not see the security requests.

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