The e-mail in question, from an Obama adviser, stressed that explanations for the 2012 attacks on US diplomatic missions in Benghazi, Libya, should center on a YouTube video insulting to Muslims, ‘not a broader failure of policy.’
An American couple wants their son’s passport to read, “Jerusalem, Israel,” not simply “Jerusalem.” The court will consider whether a 2002 US law giving them that option trumps a State Department policy.
Gary Locke’s modesty irritated Communist officials. As a parting gift, they called him ‘banana man’ — yellow skin, white inside.
The Hagel hearing was just the latest episode in an ongoing effort by Sen. John McCain to assert his ownership of U.S. national security policy.
The Senate voted 94-to-3 to confirm John Kerry as secretary of State. He has Obama’s trust and appears in sync with him on policy, but the president may be primarily focused on domestic affairs.
Most Americans are tired of the politicization of tragic events such as the killing of U.S. diplomatic personnel in Benghazi.
One doesn’t need to be a physician to have seen that the secretary of state has not appeared exactly bright-eyed and bushy-tailed of late.
The independent panel concluded both the State Department and leaders in Washington had a hand in the “grossly inadequate” security at the Benghazi consulate.
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.