Browsing All posts tagged under »White House Libya Cover Up«

Standard Clinton Procedure On Benghazi

September 22, 2014 by

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By Deroy Murdock ~ According to a retired high-level U.S. diplomat, top aides to former secretary of state Hillary Clinton concealed embarrassing documents from investigators probing the deadly Islamic-terror attack of September 11, 2012, in Benghazi, Libya. For longtime Clinton watchers, this story of sneaky staffers and stashed papers sounds like an episode of a […]

How The Cairo Video Became The Benghazi Video

May 10, 2014 by

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By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ In his now infamous September 14, 2012 email, Benjamin Rhodes, Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications and Speechwriting, had it exactly backwards. The September 11, 2012 attacks on the Cairo embassy and the Benghazi consulate were rooted in a broad failure of policy, not an internet video, which was […]

The Benghazi Select Committee Has Been Established. Why That’s A Good Thing.

May 10, 2014 by

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By Helle Dale ~ On Thursday, the U.S. House of Representatives voted, 232-186, to establish an investigative Select Committee on Benghazi. The committee, which will consist of seven Republicans and five Democrats, is a welcome if overdue step toward getting to the truth about the terrorist attack on Sept. 11, 2012, which left four Americans […]

Was The Benghazi Video Story The Brainchild Of Hillary Clinton?

May 4, 2014 by

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By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ Both Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton had a vested interest in lying about Benghazi and permanently concealing the truth, Obama to ensure his reelection prospects in 2012 and Hillary to protect hers for 2016. It is noteworthy, however, that Hillary Clinton was the first administration official to associate the video […]

‘The Point Is We Should Have Tried’—Brigadier General On Failure To Rescue Americans In Benghazi

May 2, 2014 by

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By Helle Dale ~ Dominos are falling in the Benghazi cover-up. Today, explosive and emotional testimony from Brig. Gen. Robert Lovell (Ret.), former Intelligence Director of U.S. Africa Command, rocked the House Government Oversight Committee. Lowell held his post at the time of the Benghazi attack, which fell into his area of command. From the […]

NBC, CBS Ignore Congressional Hearing On Benghazi; ABC Gives It Only 46 Seconds

May 2, 2014 by

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By Matt Hadro ~ On Thursday evening, ABC was the only broadcast network to cover the day’s Congressional hearing on the Benghazi attacks. Both CBS and NBC ignored the hearing. ABC only covered the story for 46 seconds; they gave twice that amount of coverage to the U.S. Olympic speedskating suits. The World News quoted […]

Not News At AP, NYT Or Politico: Benghazi Emails Showing WH Orchestration Of ‘It’s The Video’s Fault’ Meme

April 30, 2014 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ This afternoon (late morning Pacific Time), Roger Simon at PJ Media had several reactions to the latest developments in the Benghazi saga, as new evidence surfaced of a White House “effort to insulate President Barack Obama from the attacks that killed four Americans.” Simon’s press-related assertion: “We will now see if […]

Benghazi Outrage: Who Made The Erroneous Talking Points Rice Used?

March 1, 2014 by

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By Helle Dale ~ Senators took to the floor Thursday to express their continued outrage over Benghazi. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and John McCain (R-AR) blasted the administration for misleading the American people, and threatened to re-open the Benghazi investigation. The immediate cause was the appearance by National Security Advisor Susan Rice on […]

Rumsfeld: Clinton Was Responsible For Lack Of Protection In Benghazi

February 16, 2014 by

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By Helle Dale ~ Donald Rumsfeld, a man who doesn’t mince his words, placed the blame for the Benghazi disaster squarely on former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in an interview posted by Breitbart TV on Thursday. Others, like the British government and the International Red Cross, were aware how dangerous Benghazi was and pulled […]

House Comprehensive Benghazi Report Faults Lack Of Planning And Military Resources

February 15, 2014 by

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By Helle Dale ~ The House Armed Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations this week released a comprehensive interim report on the military response—or lack thereof—to the Benghazi attack. As it was composed by the majority staff at the behest of subcommittee chairman Buck McKeon (R–CA) and other Republican members, it is probably fair to […]

Obama And His Media Loyalists Still Spinning Benghazi

February 9, 2014 by

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By Roger Aronoff ~ The media and Obama administration are at it again, trying to defend their earlier actions on Benghazi. For weeks following the September 11, 2012 attacks, President Obama and his colleagues blamed them on a spontaneous demonstration inspired by protests in Cairo, a position that has been repeatedly found to be patently […]

Senator Inhofe Demands Obama Answers On Benghazi

February 6, 2014 by

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By Helle Dale ~ “An outrageous lie” is what Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) called President Obama’s comments on the Benghazi scandal during his pre-Super Bowl interview with Fox’s Bill O’Reilly.  He was responding to Obama’s statement that there was no cover-up regarding Benghazi, and beyond that, that the Obama administration was sharing its best information […]

Why Did the Benghazi Story Change?

January 18, 2014 by

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By Amy Payne ~ The truth about the terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, is finally coming out. An explosive intelligence report made public this week revealed that officials knew it was a terrorist attack that killed four Americans on September 11, 2012—and they knew right away. It also revealed that the lapse in security was […]

Benghazi: The Scandal That Won’t Go Away

July 28, 2013 by

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By Helle Dale ~ Rumors of the disappearance of the Benghazi scandal are vastly premature. This week, Special Forces veterans gathered on Capitol Hill to unveil a 60-foot scroll of signatures demanding a discharge petition for legislation authorizing a House select committee to investigate Benghazi. In April, appearing before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Secretary […]

Benghazi: Progressives Rewrite History In Real Time

May 11, 2013 by

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By Frank Salvato ~ If there was ever a moment in time when the American people could collectively glean knowledge from a “teachable moment,” the Obama Administration’s handling of the al Qaeda-related attacks on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya is surely one. From the moment the public became aware of what can only be […]

Ambassador Rice, Designated Non-Expert on Benghazi

November 20, 2012 by

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By Claudia Rosett ~ Finally, during his first press conference in eight months, President Obama has confirmed it was specifically “at the request of the White House” that on the Sunday after the Sept. 11 terrorist onslaught in Benghazi, his ambassador to the United Nations, Susan Rice, appeared as the face of his administration on […]

A Tsunami of Lies

November 17, 2012 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ I don’t know why anyone, least of all the press, expects to get the truth about the Benghazi attack on September 11, 2012—an interesting date for an attack, don’t you think? Of course it was a terrorist operation with the fingerprints of al Qaeda all over it. The U.S. Ambassador to […]

BengPetAllen-‘Gate’ Related to Afghanistan? Closer Than You Think!

November 17, 2012 by

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By John Bernard ~ What a difference just a few days can make. Just a day or so before the election, the White House was still grappling with exactly how to categorize the coordinated attack by members of Ansar Al Shariah on the US compound in Benghazi. Apparently, the 52% of the voting block in […]

Congress Seeks Answers on Benghazi

November 15, 2012 by

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By Helle Dale ~ On Thursday, members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House and Senate Intelligence Committees should bring us closer to an understanding of what went so disastrously wrong at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi during the terrorist attack on September 11 that left one U.S. ambassador and three CIA security […]

Benghazi and the Missing Obama 9/11 Timeline

November 6, 2012 by

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By Claudia Rosett ~ The story of the Sept. 11 terrorist attack in Benghazi has been evolving for more than seven weeks now, in its many and oft conflicting variants, and the questions keep multiplying. Amid the official obfuscations and evasions, a patchwork picture has been emerging, by way of congressional questions, leaked emails, anonymous […]