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Will the Truth Finally Come Out at Today’s Testimony on Benghazi?

The long-held, but too infrequently aired opinions that the Obama administration was guilty of a massive cover-up regarding the Benghazi attacks on 9/11/12, are now, finally, seeing the light of day. As Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and

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Posted in US, World

Report: Clinton, Morsi Broker Cease-Fire Deal, But Will It Hold?

The cease-fire negotiated by Hillary Clinton and Mohammed Morsi earlier today may or may not actually make a difference in the Middle East hostilities. Our best guess is that the truce will not last long. The cease fire is supposed

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Posted in Flashpoint, Middle East

Clinton in Israel for Truce Bid, Cease Fire Remains Elusive

While Israel is being pressured to agree to a cease fire with Hamas, Hamas has no incentive to join in that agreement. Israel’s Prime Minister has agreed in principle to a truce, but only if the rocket fire from Gaza

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Posted in Middle East, Terrorism

Benghazi: Excuses, Evasions, and Lies

Working through the continuing barrage of excuses, evasions, and lies regarding the events in Benghazi, Libya on September 11, 2012, one is baffled by the nature of the rationale behind them. Four American personnel, including our most senior diplomatic official,

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Posted in Flashpoint, Headline, Middle East, US

Was Benghazi a Kidnapping Plot That Went Wrong?

The details of the September 11 attack on the Consulate in Benghazi continue to come in, raising even more difficult questions than we had before. Here are the facts as we now know them: At 9:40 pm on the night

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Posted in Headline, Middle East, Terrorism, US

US Drops MEK from List of Terrorist Organizations

Officials say Secretary of State Clinton has decided to remove MEK, which was once sheltered by Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein, from list of terrorist organizations The United States has decided to remove the Iranian dissident group Mujahadin-e Khalq (MEK) from

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Posted in Middle East, Terrorism, US

US Offers Egypt Aid to Fight Terrorists in Sinai

The New York Times reported that the United States and Egypt are negotiating US support for handling the situation in the Sinai Peninsula. According to the report, the proposed US assistance includes military equipment, police instruction, electronic and aerial surveillance

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Posted in Flashpoint, Middle East

Eroding Choices: US Loses Its Voice in the Middle East

America’s official response to yesterday’s two bombings in Damascus and Bulgaria are another indication of how far the US has fallen in its role as a leader for peace in world affairs. Strong words without the will to take action

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Posted in Flashpoint, Headline, Middle East