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  • Ahmed Abu Khatallah, an alleged leader of the deadly 2012 attacks on Americans in Benghazi, Libya, was captured by U.S. special forces on Sunday. (Associated Press)

    ANALYSIS: Benghazi prosecution faces legal rights minefield

    As the case against Benghazi suspect Ahmed Abu Khatalla proceeds, legal experts say Fourth and Fifth Amendment rights do not always apply to foreign nationals when their property is searched or they are interrogated in foreign lands.


  • Illustration on the questionable veracity of claims surrounding the captured Benghazi terror suspect by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

    TIMMERMAN: Finding a patsy in Benghazi

    Without surprise, Ahmed Abu Khattala, the Libyan jihadi who was snatched by U.S. special forces two weeks ago on allegations he participated in the Benghazi attacks, pleaded not guilty last weekend at his first court appearance in the United States.


  • This undated image obtained from Facebook shows Ahmed Abu Khattala, an alleged leader of the deadly 2012 attacks on Americans in Benghazi, Libya, who was captured by U.S. special forces on Sunday, June 15, 2014, on the outskirts of Benghazi. U.S. officials are preparing to try the captured Libyan in the U.S. court system and pledging to step up efforts on catching others responsible for the deaths of the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans in the attacks. (AP Photo)

    Libya condemns capture of Benghazi suspect; demands Khatallah's return

    Libyan diplomats condemned the U.S. military's capture of Benghazi suspect Ahmed Abu Khatallah and have demanded his return.


  • Ahmed Abu Khatallah, an alleged leader of the deadly 2012 attacks on Americans in Benghazi, Libya, was captured by U.S. special forces on Sunday. (Associated Press)

    Benghazi suspect will face civilian court

    The Obama administration is looking at expediting the movement of Ahmed Abu Khatallah, the suspected ringleader of the 2012 Benghazi attacks, onto U.S. soil from the Navy ship where he is currently being held in the Mediterranean Sea, Defense Department officials said Thursday.


  • 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.


  • Smugglers kill 6 soldiers in Egypt gunbattle

    Smugglers have killed six Egyptian army border guards, including an officer, in a gunbattle in the remote southwest, the military announced on Sunday.


  • ** FILE ** This May 14, 2014, file photo shows former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaking in Washington. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

    News Guide: What Benghazi means in US politics

    To congressional Republicans, "Benghazi" is shorthand for incompetence and cover-up. Democrats hear it as the hollow sound of pointless investigations.


  • ** FILE ** National Security Adviser Susan Rice. (Associated Press)

    GRAY: Seeds of Benghazi disaster sown in 2011 invasion

    The creation of a select committee on Benghazi provides an opportunity to illuminate a major issue that has barely been mentioned — namely, the fact that the United States, together with the French and the British, initiated a military intervention in Libya in 2011 that did not have congressional authorization and appears to have been largely forgotten.


  • USS Bataan moves into Mediterranean

    The Navy warship USS Bataan has moved into the Mediterranean Sea and could be used, if needed, for any possible evacuation of American personnel from Libya.


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