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  • Former CIA Deputy Director Michael Morrell, testifies before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 2, 2014, about the terrorist attacks on U.S. facilities in Benghazi.  The Committee seeks to gain additional information from Morell about his role in the development of the Benghazi talking points and in shaping the administration’s public narrative of the terrorist attack.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

    Ex-CIA leader Morell denies role in Benghazi 'cover-up' during heated Hill hearing

    The CIA's former deputy director disclosed Wednesday that Obama administration officials were alerted the day before they went on national television that a key tenet of their original Benghazi storyline might be inaccurate.


  • Former Deputy CIA Director Michael Morell is slated to testify on Wednesday on a series of secure video teleconferences during the days immediately following the Sept. 11, 2012 Benghazi attacks. (Associated Press)

    Libya station chief gives perspective on Benghazi TV talking points

    Members of the House Intelligence Committee held a classified session Tuesday with the CIA's former Libya station chief, whose assessment that there had been no protest leading before the Benghazi terrorist attacks was left out of the Obama administration's talking points used on national television.


  • ** FILE ** Then-Deputy CIA Director Michael J. Morell received an email dated Sept. 15, 2012, from the Libya station chief saying that the Benghazi attack was "not an escalation of protests." (Associated Press)

    EDITORIAL: Morell testimony could bring clarity on Benghazi

    Spies are paid to lie for their country. Fake identities, hidden compartments in luggage and clandestine meetings are meant to keep the nation's enemies off balance and its allies safe. Michael J. Morell, the former director of the CIA, will find out Wednesday, when he is grilled by the House Intelligence Committee, that it's important to know when to stop lying and tell the truth.


  • Former Deputy CIA Director Michael Morell is slated to testify on Wednesday on a series of secure video teleconferences during the days immediately following the Sept. 11, 2012 Benghazi attacks. (Associated Press)

    Libya station chief gives perspective on TV talking points

    Members of the House Intelligence Committee held a classified session Tuesday with the CIA's former Libya station chief, whose assessment that there had been no protest leading before the Benghazi terrorist attacks was left out of the Obama administration's talking points used on national television.


  • ** FILE ** Then-Deputy CIA Director Michael J. Morell received an email dated Sept. 15, 2012, from the Libya station chief saying that the Benghazi attack was "not an escalation of protests." (Associated Press)

    CIA ignored station chief in Libya when creating talking points on Benghazi

    Before the Obama administration gave an inaccurate narrative on national television that the Benghazi attacks grew from an anti-American protest, the CIA's station chief in Libya pointedly told his superiors in Washington that no such demonstration occurred, documents and interviews with current and former intelligence officials show.


  • FILE - In this July 25, 2013, file photo U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice is seen at the White House in Washington. Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, Rice said on NBC's "Meet the Press" that it would be a “grave mistake” for Russia to intervene militarily in Ukraine. Rice said during that during President Barack Obama's phone conversation Friday with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the two leaders agreed that a political settlement in Kiev should ensure the unity of the country and the right of Ukrainians to express their free will. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    Susan Rice tells diplomats she still 'mourns' Benghazi deaths

    White House national security adviser Susan E. Rice told U.S. diplomats Tuesday that she still mourns the deaths of four Americans who were killed in a terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, in September 2012.


  • Russian President Vladimir Putin, center, attends a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. The Defenders of the Fatherland Day, celebrated in Russia on Feb. 23, honors the nation's military and is a nationwide holiday. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

    U.S. warns Russia to keep its military out of Ukraine

    The Obama administration warned Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday not to react too aggressively to the fast-moving developments in Ukraine, where pro-Western demonstrators forced the nation's Moscow-backed president from power over the weekend.


  • GRAY: Congress needs to step up oversight in 2014

    Christmas came early to the executive branch this year, thanks to Republicans in Congress. They gave the Obama administration a yearlong Christmas present: benign neglect.


  • **FILE** U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice listens June 7, 2012, during a news conference at the U.N. headquarters in New York. (Associated Press)

    Susan Rice slams Russia, China on human rights

    Less than two weeks after the U.S. partnered with China and Russia on a nuclear pact with Iran, White House National Security Adviser Susan E. Rice criticized both nations' records on human-rights abuses Wednesday.


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