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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 […]

Disney Applies for ‘SEAL Team 6′ Trademark

By Doug Powers  •  May 15, 2011 03:57 PM

It’s a small world after all

Bin Laden Note: Joe Biden Not an Important Target

By Doug Powers  •  May 13, 2011 10:47 AM

No respect

Trump: Hey, How About a Little Credit for Finding Bin Laden?

By Doug Powers  •  May 12, 2011 10:05 AM

**Written by Doug Powers The Donald must be trying to generate a much needed “bin Laden bump” in the polls. From CNN: During his second trip to the early presidential contest state of New Hampshire, the famously confident Trump said he appeared on television “a few weeks ago” saying bin Laden was in Pakistan but […]

US to Release Bin Laden Home Videos Today; Updated With Video Link

By Doug Powers  •  May 7, 2011 11:57 AM

**Written by Doug Powers America can’t see photos of the body of the formerly most wanted terrorist in the world, but we will get to see Osama bin Laden’s home videos… maybe featuring one of his kids hitting him in the crotch with a Nerf bat accompanied by a wacky sound effect and snarky narration […]

Did the Obama Campaign Buy GutsyCall.Com?

By Doug Powers  •  May 6, 2011 04:23 PM

Does the base love the sting of battle?

U.N. Human Rights Chief Asks U.S. to Explain Bin Laden Killing — Okay, Fine

By Doug Powers  •  May 4, 2011 09:46 AM

**Written by Doug Powers You just knew this was coming: GENEVA (Reuters) – The United Nations’ top human rights official called on the United States Tuesday to give the U.N. details about Osama bin Laden’s killing and said that all counter-terrorism operations must respect international law. [...] “This was a complex operation and it would […]

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