| May 9, 2013
| 10:47 AM
WASHINGTON -- They summoned a whistle-blower to Capitol Hill, but instead they got a virtuoso storyteller.
Gregory Hicks, the No. 2 U.S. diplomat in Libya the night Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans were killed, was to be the star...
| May 9, 2013
| 2:30 PM
"Mirror, mirror, on the wall. Who's the most powerful woman of them all?"
No doubt about it. Not Queen Elizabeth, Angela Merkel or Oprah Winfrey. The most powerful woman on the planet is former first lady, former senator from New York, former...
| May 13, 2013
| 6:45 AM
The Benghazi hearings may be a political play by the GOP but no more so than the blockage of information by the Obama administration in September and October right before the election ("Benghazi deserves real review," May 10).
I have yet to see any...
| May 12, 2013
| 5:00 AM
"Bumps in the road." — President Barack Obama on the unrest in Libya and elsewhere in the Middle East that included the deaths of U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens, an information officer, and two Navy SEALS.
"Crude and disgusting"… "an...
| May 15, 2013
| 3:59 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans and Democrats are waging a political battle over attacks on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi in September that killed Washington's ambassador to Libya and three other Americans.
Republicans say the attacks...
| May 11, 2013
| 6:00 AM
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Sen. Rand Paul sharply attacked former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, declaring that her actions in the months leading up to the killing of the U.S. ambassador to Libya last year were "inexcusable, it was a dereliction of...
| May 3, 2013
Mention the word "Benghazi" to Republicans, and chances are, they'll become eager, animated, even predatory, seeking weakness in President Barack Obama.
But say "Benghazi" to Democrats and they'll flinch. Some will step back as if you're carrying a...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 12:30 PM
Who says the Hon. Susan E. Rice can't display the kind of good judgment, independence and candor required of an American secretary of state? She showed all of those sterling qualities last week when she withdrew from consideration for that post.
| Apr 8, 2013
| 12:44 PM
Anne Smedinghoff wanted to help the people of Afghanistan, those who knew her say. The 25-year-old Johns Hopkins University graduate was attempting to deliver textbooks to school children there when she and four other Americans were killed in a car bomb...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 10:11 AM
ISTANBUL (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday railed against the "cowardly" terrorists responsible for the attack that killed five Americans in Afghanistan, including a "selfless, idealistic" young diplomat on a mission to donate...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 11:17 AM
—A lazy Sunday morning. Arising later than usual. A long week of work in the books, a promising week ahead. Now living in Armenia, I correspond regularly with colleagues, friends and family back home in the States. Birds chirp as I check some emails...