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  • ** FILE ** In this June 18, 2013, file photo, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich. listens to testimony on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

    Rep. Mike Rogers: Obvious that Benghazi security was 'deteriorating rapidly'

    Rep. Mike Rogers of Michigan said Tuesday there were warnings signs that the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, was vulnerable to an attack before the death of four Americans on Sept. 11, 2012.


  • Afghan security personnel assist an injured police after a suicide car bombing and a gunfight near the U.S. Consulate in Herat Province, west of Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Hoshang Hashimi)

    Taliban attack at U.S. Consulate in Afghanistan leaves several dead

    Taliban suicide bombers and armed militants drove a truck toward the U.S. Consulate in the city of Herat early Friday, managing to kill two Afghan police and a security guard.


  • An American flag flies outside the U.S. Consulate in Milan, Italy, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013. Anti-terrorism police in Milan say the city's U.S. Consulate has been evacuated after receiving a letter containing a bomb threat. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

    Bomb threat evacuates U.S. Consulate in Milan

    Milan authorities say the city's U.S. Consulate was evacuated on Tuesday after receiving a letter with a bomb threat.


  • President Barack Obama focuses his gaze on a reporter as he responds to question regarding the criticism of UN Ambassador Susan Rice and the Benghazi, Libya attacks, during a press conference in the East Room at The White House in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    KUHNER: Obama's power outage

    President Obama is presiding over an administration that has engaged in the systematic abuse of power. This is the real meaning of the Benghazi tragedy.


  • ** FILE ** A Libyan man checks out the interior of the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, after the attack.  (Associated Press)

    Benghazi, Libya, deteriorating into security nightmare

    Security in Benghazi, the eastern Libyan city where four Americans were killed Sept. 11 in a terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate, has decayed to the point where Westerners are fleeing, assassinations and kidnappings are rife and residents worry that U.S. drone strikes on jihadist targets are imminent.


  • Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton testifies on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the Sept. 11, 2012, attacks against the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    3 in GOP want all data on Benghazi

    Three House Republican leaders on Tuesday demanded copies of all documents from a State Department investigation into the Sept. 11 terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, calling the publicly released version of the report "incomplete."


  • ** FILE ** Libyan military guards check one of the burned-out buildings at the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2012, during a visit by Libyan President Mohammed el-Megarif to express sympathy for the death of J. Christopher Stevens, the U.S. ambassador to Libya, and his colleagues in the Sept. 11 attack on the consulate. (Associated Press)

    Westerners warned to leave Benghazi

    Britain, Germany and the Netherlands urged their citizens Thursday to immediately leave the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi in response to what was described as an imminent threat against Westerners.


  • ** FILE ** In this Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, file photo, a Libyan woman, Salwa Bugaighis, carries a wreath with a photo of U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens on it as she and others gather to pay their respect to the victims of the Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. Consulate, in Benghazi, Libya. A man linked to the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi has been conditionally released by Tunisian authorities due to lack of evidence, his lawyer said Tuesday Jan. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Mohammad Hannon, File)

    Benghazi suspect's release spurs calls to punish Tunisia‚Ä®

    A Tunisian judge's decision to release the only man arrested in connection with the Sept. 11 terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, has angered congressional Republicans, with one lawmaker demanding that the U.S. cut off millions of dollars in aid to newly democratic Tunisia.


  • ** FILE ** In this Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, file photo, a Libyan woman, Salwa Bugaighis, carries a wreath with a photo of U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens on it as she and others gather to pay their respect to the victims of the Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. Consulate, in Benghazi, Libya. A man linked to the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi has been conditionally released by Tunisian authorities due to lack of evidence, his lawyer said Tuesday Jan. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Mohammad Hannon, File)

    Lawyer: Tunisian suspect in Libya attack freed

    A man linked by officials to the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi has been conditionally released by a Tunisian judge due to lack of evidence, his lawyer said Tuesday.


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