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Jul 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from FOX NEWS INSIDER: Multiple sources tell Fox News that less than a year before the Benghazi attack, the United States consulate warned the State Department that a militia group rented a space next door. Four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens, were killed duirng the September 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in ...

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Jun 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from Catherine Herridge: A targeting memo sent to the State Department by the Defense Department’s Africa Command two days after the Benghazi attack listed 11 suspects with ties to Al Qaeda and other groups, counter-terrorism and congressional sources confirmed to Fox News. This is significant because it arrived two days before then-UN ambassador Susan Rice ...

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Jun 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from Bret Baier, James Rosen The terrorists who attacked the U.S. consulate and CIA annex in Benghazi on September 11, 2012 used cell phones, seized from State Department personnel during the attacks, and U.S. spy agencies overheard them contacting more senior terrorist leaders to report on the success of the operation, multiple sources confirmed ...

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May 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

(CNSNews.com) – The State Department on Tuesday warned American citizens not to travel to Libya and urged those there to leave immediately. The embassy in Tripoli has not been evacuated, although the administration began positioning military assets in Sicily last week to carry out a potential emergency extraction if deemed necessary. The amphibious assault ship USS ...

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May 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: The USS Bataan, with about 1,000 Marines aboard, has sailed into the Mediterranean Sea to assist in evacuating Americans if deadly fighting in Libya worsens, U.S. military officials said Tuesday. Officials said the Navy amphibious assault ship sailed from the Arabian Sea and was already scheduled to go to the Mediterranean to ...

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May 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Washington (AFP) - The United States is deploying an amphibious assault ship with about 1,000 marines off the coast of Libya in case the US embassy must be evacuated, a US defense official said Tuesday. The USS Bataan was to be in the area "in a matter of days," said the official, who spoke on condition ...

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May 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

TRIPOLI, Libya — An al Qaeda-inspired group on Tuesday vowed to fight a Libyan renegade general who is waging an offensive against Islamists, accusing him of being an “American agent” who wants to replicate last year’s military overthrow of an elected government in neighboring Egypt. Mohammed al-Zahawi, the leader of Ansar al-Shariah, said in a televised ...

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May 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from ABC NEWS: A still-classified State Department e-mail says that one of the first responses from the White House to the Benghazi attack was to contact YouTube to warn of the “ramifications” of allowing the posting of an anti-Islamic video, according to Rep. Darrell Issa, the Republican chairman of the House Oversight and Government ...

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May 19, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

(CNN) -- The U.S. military doubled the number of aircraft standing by in Italy if needed to evacuate Americans from the U.S. Embassy in Tripoli, Libya, CNN has learned. A decision to evacuate as violence in the Libyan capital grows is "minute by minute, hour by hour," a defense official told CNN. Fierce fighting swept across the ...

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May 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

Excepted from Washington Free Beacon: Additionally, Herridge said new information is surfacing about a 7 page email chain circulated at the highest levels of the Obama administration in the aftermath of a September 27, 2012 Fox News report indicating the intelligence community knew Benghazi was a terrorist attack within 24 hours. The email concerned the ...

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Apr 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from THE BLAZE: A U.S. businesswoman and paid CIA and FBI informant in Libya who said she was a good friend of Ambassador Christopher Stevens’ told TheBlaze the Obama administration knew that weapons and aid were ending up in the hands of Al Qaeda-affiliated militants in the country before the deadly Benghazi attacks. The informant, ...

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Apr 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from THE DAILY BEAST: A camp on the Libyan coastline meant to train terror-hunters has instead become a haven for terrorists and al Qaeda. A key jihadist leader and longtime member of al Qaeda has taken control of a secretive training facility set up by U.S. special operations forces on the Libyan coastline to help ...

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Apr 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

TRIPOLI (AFP) - Libya's interim prime minister Abdullah al-Thani stepped down on Sunday, saying that he and his family had been the victims of an armed attack the previous day, a statement said. Mr Thani quit less than a week after Parliament tasked him on Tuesday with forming a new Cabinet, just weeks after it ousted ...

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Apr 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from TIME: The retiring House Intelligence Committee chief tells TIME that Obama is leaving terrorists "on the battlefield," and explains his charge that Edward Snowden is "under the influence" of Russia's security service. When you think of spring break, you probably don’t envision a congressional hearing on Benghazi. But politics runs deep in the home ...

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Apr 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

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Apr 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Michael J. Morell Related: David Petraeus Endorses Hillary Clinton As President, Says Benghazi Showcased Her ‘Most Impressive Qualities’ Excerpted from WASHINGTON TIMES: Before the Obama administration gave an inaccurate narrative on national television that the Benghazi attacks grew from an anti-American protest, the CIA’s station chief in Libya pointedly told his superiors in Washington that no ...

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Mar 17, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

The U.S.S. Roosevelt, a guided missile destroyer, transits the Strait of Gibraltar in February. The ship launched the Navy SEAL operation to seize a hijacked oil tanker late Sunday, the Pentagon said (U.S. Navy) (Reuters) - U.S. special forces have seized a commercial tanker that fled with a cargo of oil from a Libyan port controlled ...

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Mar 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

(CNN) -- At least two members of Libya's General National Congress were shot and wounded after protesters stormed its headquarters in Tripoli on Sunday evening, according to congress members. One of the congressmen, Abdul Rahman Sweihli, was shot in the leg after protesters opened fire on him inside the building. As his security detail rushed him out, ...

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Mar 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from Israel National News: Libyan officials recently caught several members of a Muslim extremist group as they attempted to send deadly chemical weapons to Syria, Channel 2 reports. The report quoted Colonel Mansour al-Mazini as saying that the extremists had been caught with a container of mustard ...

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Feb 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Relatives of seven Egyptians killed in a beach react outside the morgue in Benghazi February 24, 2014. (Reuters) - Libyan police have found seven Egyptian Christians shot dead on a beach in eastern Libya, security officials and local residents said on Monday, in the second such execution-style killing since the start of the year. A ...

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Feb 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Associated Press: A top general on Friday called for Libya's parliament and Cabinet to be dissolved to "rescue" the country from turmoil, prompting accusations that he was fomenting a coup — and bringing derision from many at the presumption that the deeply weakened military could impose control in a country dominated by rival armed ...

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Feb 4, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: CIA director John Brennan told a congressional hearing Tuesday that security operators involved in Benghazi rescue efforts were required to re-sign non-disclosure agreements because the documents were being updated. Brennan was pressed by Rep. Devin Nunes, R.-Calif., of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence about the 2012 Benghazi attack and why ...

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Feb 3, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Hill: Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) on Monday said President Obama lied about the terrorist attack in Benghazi during an interview that aired before the Super Bowl. Inhofe said the 2012 terrorist attack in Libya will “go down in history as the greatest cover-up,” and slammed Obama for claiming it was thoroughly investigated. “It’s just ...

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Jan 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from WND: The CIA annex in Benghazi was set up so that the movements of U.S. personnel were hidden from locals, according to the Senate’s 88-page report on the Sept. 11, 2012, attack. The report further states the nearby U.S. special mission, the site of the initial assault, did not store classified information. The new details ...

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Jan 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from BIG JOURNALISM: Friday, the venerable New York Times Magazine published a mammoth 5500-plus word profile of Hillary Clinton and the world around her. It is titled "Planet Hillary," and two words you will not find on this mammoth planet are "Libya" and "Benghazi." The Times' exhaustive look at Hillary -- her past, present, future, ...

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