The exceptional characteristics of Stevens, the work he performed and the risks he took in service to our country stand in stark contrast to the recent attempts to exploit his death for political purposes.
Press reports said Libyan officials identified Ahmed Abu Khattalah as the leader of the assault on the US consulate in Benghazi.
By taking responsibility for the security failure, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton appeared to be trying to shield her boss, a president locked in a tight reelection battle, from further political fallout.
Libya’s Congress elected Ali Zidan, a human rights lawyer, as interim prime minister, a week after his predecessor was fired.
The State Department had refused to extend a 16-member ‘site security team’ in Libya, a security officer told the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday.
The murders of US Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans in Benghazi last month were a reminder that militias can make for poor security forces.
US Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens, who was killed last month, made a rare and powerful difference as a US diplomat through his accessibility to Libyans.
Fahed Bakoush shot some of the last footage of US Ambassador Christopher Stevens. He and other young activists have since help oust a violent militia from Benghazi.
Hillary Clinton told a UN meeting on security in North Africa that the Libya attack points to how several extremist groups — including an Al Qaeda affiliate — are destabilizing the region.
Nearly two weeks after the attack in Libya that killed the US ambassador, it remains unclear what prompted it or the degree to which Al Qaeda or some other terrorist organization was involved. Critics say President Obama needs to explain and respond more fully to what happened.
Libya’s president ordered militias to submit to government authority or disband, as troops raided rogue militia bases.
UN Ambassador Susan Rice said Sunday she doubts the deadly attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya, was a pre-planned Al Qaeda operation that could have been detected. As protests to an anti-Islam video continued, some knowledgeable lawmakers aren’t so sure.
Libya is a wake-up call that the Arab Spring’s revolutions are not over and that foreign policy has a way of inviting itself into U.S. elections.
Now Mitt Romney is critical of President Obama for his alleged weakness in the face of the attack on our consulate in Libya.
The fledgling Libyan government has been struggling to get armed militias and violent religious hardliners under control for months, but has largely failed.
US ambassador to Libya J. Christopher Stevens was killed when Islamists attacked the Benghazi consulate in reaction to a video produced in the US that insulted the prophet Muhammad.
The US ambassador to Libya, Christopher Stevens, was among four Americans killed in an attack on the consulate in Benghazi.
Fmr. interim Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril’s National Forces Alliance won 39 seats while Muslim Brotherhood’s Justice and Construction party won 17 seats.
Former Libyan Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril said at a European conference that his struggling nation feels practically “abandoned” by Europe.