Outsourcing Security Is Dumb and Deadly
It is not a theory that delegating the protection of our embassy and military personnel to other countries risks lives. It is a reality bathed in American blood.
The latest reports on Benghazi, released this week, underscore the persistent dangers …
Why Doesn’t the Buck Stop with Hillary?
‘A lot of people tell pollsters they don’t trust me,” Hillary Clinton said Monday during a speech in Chicago. “Now, I don’t like hearing that and I have thought a lot about what is behind it.”
One would …
Sidney Blumenthal and Media Matters
Sidney Blumenthal is one of those oddly permanent figures in American politics. Starting in the mid-1990s, the journalist has been an enduring presence around the Clinton family, and he is thought to be one of Hillary Clinton’s closest …
No Death Penalty for a Benghazi Jihadist — Is this Law or Politics?
In a terse submission to the federal district court in Washington, D.C., the Obama Justice Department has announced that it will not seek the death penalty against Ahmed Abu Khatallah. He is the only terrorist charged in the Benghazi …
Hillary: Benghazi Families ‘Absolutely Wrong’ I Told Them a YouTube Video Responsible
Hillary Clinton, in Wednesday night’s CNN debate, accused the Benghazi families of being dishonest when telling the media she told them a YouTube video sparked the attack that killed four Americans. Univision’s Jorge Ramos played a video of Sean Spicer’s …
In 13 Hours, Surviving CIA Contractors’ Stand-Down Story Might Help GOP — They Hope
Still smelling of popcorn and soda, the luminaries of the conservative scene in Washington, D.C., filed into the ballroom of the Georgetown Ritz-Carlton on Friday night. They’d just left a movie screening put on by GOP research group …
No Cindy Sheehan–Style Media Attention for Benghazi Victim’s Father
For partisan Democrats, when the word “Benghazi” comes up, the sophisticated thing to do is roll your eyes. If the name Charles Woods comes up, the normal thing to do is say, “Who?”
So let’s talk about Cindy Sheehan …
Questions Legitimate Journalists Should Be Asking Hillary Clinton
On September 14, 2012, three days after the murder of Ambassador Christopher Stevens, Sean Smith, Glen Doherty, and Tyrone Woods in Benghazi, Libya, Hillary Clinton appeared at Andrews Air Force Base, where she spoke with family members of those slain.
Shortly afterward, …
Hillary Clinton’s Benghazi Defense: It Depends on What the Meaning of ‘Lied’ Is
Bill Clinton’s famous defense, “It depends upon what the meaning of the word ‘is’ is,” was not a Heideggerian musing. It was the most obvious example of the linguistic trapdoors that the Clintons regularly install to slither out of …
When It Comes to Investigations, House Republicans Just Keep Losing
At a certain point, you have to realize you can’t hit a fastball. House Republicans don’t quite get that they are hopeless at oversight hearings. They keep losing — and now the chairman of the House Oversight Committee …
What We Do Know about the Benghazi Attack Demands a Reckoning
Nine months before a terrorist attack on U.S. government facilities in Benghazi, Libya, killed four American officials, including ambassador J. Christopher Stevens, the State Department dispatched a security officer to assess the threat there. In an interview with the …
The Benghazi Debacle Should Have Ended Hillary Clinton’s Career
Do failures and lies matter any longer? If you are a prominent Democratic politician, what exactly is the level of wrongdoing that will end your career?
Reading the long-awaited report from the House Select Committee on Benghazi and the associated …
Benghazi Committee Trades Fire with Conservative Watchdog
After a two-year investigation, the House Select Committee on Benghazi is weeks away from issuing its final report on the federal government’s response to the 2012 terror attack that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans in Libya.
Hillary . . . Why Would the Benghazi Mom Have Made Up Her Story?
In last night’s Democratic debate, Hillary Clinton was asked about how Patricia Smith, the mother of one of the Americans who was killed in the Benghazi attacks, accused Clinton of lying to her at her son’s funeral.
Hillary: ‘I Know Some People Have Raised Questions’ About Accuracy of ‘13 Hours’
Hillary Clinton says the new Benghazi film “13 Hours” gets the facts wrong. Asked this morning on Meet the Press whether “everything was done that night that could have” saved Ambassador Stevens, Clinton said “yes.”
“Based on everything I know and …
Benghazi Mom After Seeing 13 Hours: ‘Hillary Is a Liar!’
The mother of Sean Smith, an American who died during the 2012 Benghazi terrorist attack, exploded at Hillary Clinton during an emotional appearance on Fox News last night.
Pat Smith had recently attended new the Benghazi-themed film, 13 Hours. Smith told Megyn …
A Condescending Leftist Sneers at Michael Bay’s New Benghazi Movie
Michael Bay’s Benghazi movie, 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi, hasn’t yet hit theaters, and already we’ve been treated to an almost textbook example of sneering leftist disrespect for martial valor. After the hard-Left response to Lone Survivor and American …
E-mail: Military Offered to Send Rescue Team to Benghazi During Attack
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta offered to send a military team to the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya as it was being attacked by terrorists on September 11, 2012, a newly-released e-mail reveals.
“After consulting with General Dempsey, General Ham and …
13 Hours: The Non-Political Benghazi Movie that Hillary Can’t Avoid
Two long weeks ago, Hillary Clinton was declared the undisputed winner in her face-off with Republicans on the House subcommittee over the part she played during the Benghazi attacks of September 11, 2012. But that was before an Optimus Prime–sized hole was …
Watch Rubio School Charlie Rose on Hillary’s Benghazi Lies
In last night’s debate, Marco Rubio aptly described the mainstream media as the Democrats’ super PAC, but that didn’t hold him back from reentering the arena this morning. And, as day follows night, CBS’s Charlie Rose went …