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  • McManus: After Benghazi, reassessing risk

    Soon — perhaps very soon — the Syrian government of Bashar Assad will fall. On that day, and for months after, Damascus will probably be a disorderly and dangerous place, a risky place for American diplomats to be. -------------------- FOR...
  • U.S. issues global travel alert, closes embassies over Al Qaeda threat

    WASHINGTON -- The State Department issued a worldwide travel alert Friday because of an Al Qaeda-linked terrorist threat that had already prompted plans to close U.S. embassies in key Middle Eastern countries. U.S. officials have noticed an increase...
  • At consulate in Libya, a model diplomat is lost

    WASHINGTON — J. Christopher Stevens was in many ways the model American diplomat, committed, idealistic, willing to take risks and eager to find out what was really happening in obscure corners of the world. A lanky 52-year-old Californian, with...
  • Turmoil in Muslim world, summer travel peak behind U.S. terror alert

    Turmoil in Muslim world, summer travel peak behind U.S. terror alert
    As Americans pack their bags and hoist their backpacks for an end-of-summer foreign adventure, a U.S. government travel alert is urging them to be vigilant amid indications that Islamic militants are plotting terrorist strikes. The State Department's...
  • Spree of jailbreaks stirs fear of new Al Qaeda threat

    In less than a week, more than 2,000 prisoners, many of them Islamic militants trained by Al Qaeda, have been broken out of detention in Iraq, Libya and Pakistan in spectacularly violent raids. The spree of suicide bombings and rocket fire that has...
  • Rand Paul accuses Hillary Clinton of 'dereliction of duty' on Libya

    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...
  • Connie Mack joins criticism of Obama’s Libya handling

     
    The Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate, U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV, has joined the call of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and a handful of other conservatives criticizing President Barack Obama's handling of the new crisis in the Middle...
  • Tense but quiet day in Kabul after film denounced at Friday prayers

     
    A heavy security presence and behind-the-scenes efforts by the government of President Hamid Karzai were credited with staving off violent protests over an anti-Islam video on Friday following the week’s main Muslim prayers....
  • At U.N., Obama condemns anti-U.S. protests, calls for patience

     
    During an appearance at the United Nations, President Obama condemned the deadly anti-American protests that tore across the Middle East and North Africa and asked for patience during a "season of progress."...
  • White House says Libya attack was terrorism

     
    The White House is now describing the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi as a “terrorist attack,” a shift in emphasis after days of describing the lethal assault as a spontaneous eruption of anger over an anti-Islamic film...
  • Two former Navy SEALs among Americans killed in Libya

     
    Two of the Americans killed in the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, were former Navy SEALs who had trained and lived in San Diego County and were working as security guards for Ambassador Christopher Stevens, who was......