| Jul 29, 2014
Please pay very close attention to this column, because the Obama administration will probably attempt to distract you as you're reading.
That distraction could come in the form of lawless government overreach or an outbreak of international violence....
| Jul 29, 2014
| 1:05 PM
CAIRO Libya's interim government Tuesday ordered all army units in the troubled eastern city of Benghazi to cease fire immediately.
The government also called on Islamist militias to lay down their arms, saying that the "tragic situation of the residents...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 4:58 AM
Libyans went to the polls Wednesday in parliamentary elections meant to bring a measure of stability that has been elusive in the turmoil-weary North African nation.
Libya in recent weeks has been roiled by some of its worst fighting since the 2011...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 5:39 AM
Even in violent times in a violent city, the death of Salwa Bougaighis had the power to horrify.
The prominent human rights lawyer, 47, was attacked by masked men with guns and knives who stormed the walled compound where she lived in the eastern city...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 4:00 AM
A group of U.S. diplomats arrived in Libya three years ago to a memorable reception: a throng of cheering men and women who pressed in on the startled group "just to touch us and thank us," recalled Susan Rice, President Obama's national security advisor....
| Jun 28, 2014
| 7:49 PM
The federal arraignment Saturday of the suspected ringleader of the 2012 Benghazi attacks is likely to revive the political firestorm over prosecuting terrorism suspects on American soil.
Libyan militant Ahmed Abu Khatallah, his long, graying hair and...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 9:06 AM
From the San Francisco Chronicle on Friday: The House Intelligence Committee, led by Republicans, has concluded that there was no deliberate wrongdoing by the Obama administration in the 2012 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that killed...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 12:58 PM
Call it the Hillary Effect.
This fall, two new shows will join already existing series like "Veep" and "Scandal" centering on powerful women in Washington. On NBC's there's "State of Affairs" starring Katherine Heigl as a CIA analyst and Alfre Woodard...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Libya's newly elected parliament gathered for the first time Saturday, choosing the relatively peaceful eastern city of Tobruk to avoid the deteriorating security situation in the capital, Tripoli.
The emergency meeting to discuss the crisis in the...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Tunisian authorities temporarily closed the country's border with Libya on Friday, stranding thousands of Egyptians eager to escape the expanding violence in Libya, Tunisia's state news agency reported.
Libyan border security forces opened fire when a...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 9:00 PM
First elected to a partial term in 2010, U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch is seeking a third full term representing northwest Broward and southwest Palm Beach counties.
He’ll be on the Aug. 26 primary ballot, facing fellow Democrat Emmanuel Morel, a retired...