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After mounting pressure from conservatives in Congress, the White House released copies of emails and other documents related to last fall’s attack on a U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi.
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The recent controversies over Benghazi and the IRS’s targeting of conservative groups have energized the president’s adversaries. But not all of the administration’s allies are panicking – yet.
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Sen. Rand Paul put his stake in for a possible 2016 presidential run at a key Iowa fundraiser, delivering a blistering critique of Hillary Clinton’s handling of the Benghazi terrorist attack.
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A small team of Special Forces operatives was ready to fly from Tripoli to Benghazi last year after Libyan insurgents attacked the U.S. mission there, but was told it was not authorized to board the flight by regional military commanders, according to a career State Department official scheduled to testify before Congress on Wednesday.
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Highlighting the continuing fallout from the Sept. 11, 2012 attack on an American consulate in Libya that took the lives of four Americans, defense officials told NBC News on Wednesday that the U.S. Marine Corps is on the verge of announcing a new group tasked with crisis response in north Africa and eastern Europe.
Secretary of state tells Senate Foreign Relations Committee that protection for U.S. personnel in the Sept. 11 attack on a U.S. diplomatic facility in Benghazi, Libya, was inadequate.
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A man linked by officials to the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi has been conditionally released by a Tunisian judge, an adviser to Tunisia’s justice minister said Tuesday.
The adviser, Kamel Ben-Jaballah, told NBC News that Ali Harzi, 26, was released from custody by the investigative judge yesterday.
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An independent panel’s report on the Sept. 11 attacks on the Benghazi consulate blames “systemic failures and leadership and management deficiencies within two bureaus of the State Department” for the post’s inability to defend itself.
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Embattled U.N. envoy Susan Rice is dropping out of the running to be the next secretary of state after months of criticism over her Benghazi comments, she told NBC News on Thursday.
Exclusive interview with Rice Thursday at 10pm ET on Rock Center with Brian Williams.
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Top intelligence officials told NBC News Monday night that they have known the Sept. 11 attack on the Benghazi consulate was a terrorist act from the beginning.
White House and intelligence officials meanwhile are denying charges by Republicans that there was an attempt to whitewash the origins of the Benghazi attack to protect the president politically. In the months since the attack, Republican lawmakers have focused on comments by Susan Rice, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, who said what transpired was a “spontaneous reaction to a hateful and offensive video.”
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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Monday in an interview with NBC News that she worked day and night following the fatal attacks on the Benghazi consulate to ensure the safety of other government workers abroad.
Updated at 7:59 a.m. ET: An anti-Islam film that sparked violent protests in many countries had ”nothing to do with” a deadly attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi earlier this month, Libya’s president told NBC News.
In an exclusive interview with NBC News’ Ann Curry, President Mohamed Magarief discounted claims that the attack was in response to a movie produced in California and available on YouTube. He noted that the assault happened on Sept. 11 and that the video had been available for months before that.