GOP lawmakers challenge plan to correct diplomatic security flaws
They also demand to know why the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, was not better protected and what Secretary of State Hillary Clinton knew before the attacks. WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans on Thursday challenged the Obama administration's plan for correcting flaws exposed by the deadly attacks on the U.S. mission in Libya, pressing for an overhaul of its approach to security and probing to discover what Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and other top officials knew before the attacks.
U.S. panel delivers report assessing blame for Benghazi attack
The report on the Libya attack precedes testimony by panel members to Congress, setting the stage for a clash between the administration and GOP critics. WASHINGTON — A high-level State Department investigative panel turned over a secret report Monday assessing blame for the deadly terrorist attacks against the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, setting the stage for a clash on the issue this week between the Obama administration and Republican critics.
The New Islamists: Libya Jihadis Offer 2 Paths: Democracy or Militancy
Two jihadis in Libya represent opposing directions for Islamists, democracy or militancy with Taliban-style rule, and for the moment, democracy appears to have the upper hand.