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NYT: Obama administration hurried to draft rulebook governing drone strikes in case Romney won the election

By Doug Powers  •  November 25, 2012 01:27 PM

Not trusted with the kill list

CBS: Office of the Director of National Intelligence edited al Qaeda references from CIA talking points

By Doug Powers  •  November 20, 2012 02:24 PM

Clapp on

White House: We didn't edit al-Qaeda references from talking points given to Susan Rice

By Doug Powers  •  November 18, 2012 11:57 AM

Clarification requested

State Department grants senators 2-day access to Benghazi documents… while they're out of town

By Doug Powers  •  November 8, 2012 10:10 PM

Limited engagement transparency

CBS releases more video from 9/12 interview with President Obama: 'Too early to tell' if Benghazi a terrorist attack

By Doug Powers  •  November 5, 2012 02:48 PM

Timeline

Obama in Wisconsin: Al Qaeda has been decimated

By Doug Powers  •  November 1, 2012 04:31 PM

Really?

Mid-August cable to State Department from US Mission in Benghazi warned of Al Qaeda presence, consulate's lack of ability to defend against coordinated attack

By Doug Powers  •  November 1, 2012 11:38 AM

Emerging details

Aide: Obama didn’t deny requests for help in Benghazi

By Doug Powers  •  October 28, 2012 05:53 PM

Plus: “Massive cover-up or incompetence”

CIA: We didn’t tell anybody not to respond to the request for help during the Benghazi attack

By Doug Powers  •  October 27, 2012 02:06 PM

“Simply inaccurate”

Fox News report: U.S. officials denied request for military back-up during Benghazi attack

By Doug Powers  •  October 26, 2012 03:13 PM

The unraveling continues

Jay Carney: We knew instantaneously about those Benghazi emails — everybody did

By Doug Powers  •  October 25, 2012 12:02 AM

Running out the clock

State Department emails alerted White House that Al Qaeda affiliated group claimed responsibility for Benghazi within hours of attack

By Doug Powers  •  October 24, 2012 09:58 AM

Spin-out

On way to debate prep session, Obama fields 2 out of 3 questions from reporters

By Doug Powers  •  October 16, 2012 01:05 PM

When suddenly, crickets

Hillary Clinton on Benghazi: My responsibility

By Doug Powers  •  October 15, 2012 10:42 PM

Blame

David Axelrod: Given the available intelligence at the time, anybody would have said what Susan Rice said days after the attack

By Doug Powers  •  October 15, 2012 11:09 AM

Huh?

DWS: Just because the administration put out stories about Benghazi that proved to be wrong doesn’t mean they were false at the time they were told

By Doug Powers  •  October 11, 2012 11:15 AM

Wait… what?

State Department officials: We never concluded the Benghazi attack was related to protest about a video

By Doug Powers  •  October 9, 2012 09:38 PM

Really?

CNN: White House’s story on Benghazi attack really doesn’t add up

By Doug Powers  •  October 2, 2012 10:00 AM

Cover-up

Senate Democrats join Republicans demanding answers on Benghazi attack

By Doug Powers  •  September 28, 2012 11:43 AM

Reporting for duty?

Hillary: On second thought, there’s a possibility the Benghazi consulate attack on the 9/11 anniversary was connected to Al Qaeda

By Doug Powers  •  September 27, 2012 11:39 AM

Ya think?

CBS: Witnesses say there never was an anti-America protest at the consulate in Benghazi, only a planned attack

By Doug Powers  •  September 20, 2012 01:15 PM

Evolving spin

U.S. ambassador to U.N. agrees with Jay Carney: Middle East protests not premeditated and weren’t directed at United States

By Doug Powers  •  September 16, 2012 03:42 PM

Toe the line

OWS Stumper: Who’s a Greater Threat to America, Al Qaeda or Rush Limbaugh?

By Doug Powers  •  October 26, 2011 12:25 PM

“What’s the difference?”

Eric Holder: Our Most Effective Terror-Fighting Weapon Is…

By Doug Powers  •  June 20, 2011 01:16 PM

**Written by Doug Powers …Why, the civil court system of course: Holder’s declaration came in a Thursday speech to hundreds of progressive lawyers, advocates, judges and students gathered at the American Constitution Society’s annual gala. “I know that – in distant countries, and within our own borders – there are people intent on, and actively […]

Man Suspected of Trying to Plant Explosive Device Near Pentagon in Custody; Carried Al Qaeda Literature? Update: FBI Says No Explosives; Man Identified

By Doug Powers  •  June 17, 2011 09:35 AM

**Written by Doug Powers Meanwhile, while much of the nation was distracted by Weiner, climate change and Sarah Palin’s emails… ABC News: Police detained a man near the Sept. 11 memorial at the Pentagon this morning after he was reportedly found carrying a suspicious device and pro-al Qaeda literature, officials said. The man appears to […]

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