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U.S. had early indications Libya attack tied to organized militants | Reuters

An American Ambassador can’t manage all the risks when posted aboard. The late Ambassador Chris Stevens probably knew this more than anyone. But after action reports and reviews are revealing the truth about the attack that led to Ambassador Stevens … Continue reading

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Time for President Obama to call in ‘Jack Bauer’ – Updated 3X

The nation’s first black President faces a tough re-election. His opponent is  a telegenic but vapid, panderer to the religious right-wing. On the anniversary of the greatest terrorist attack on his nation, Muslims in the Arab world are incited to … Continue reading

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American Al-Qaida leader Anwar al-Awlaki killed

POLITICO: Anwar al-Awlaki, an American-born cleric and an alleged terror suspect with links to al Qaeda in Yemen, was killed today. Does the al-Awlaki hit – following the May 2011 takeout of Osama bin Laden – undercut charges by Republican … Continue reading

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My 9/11 Memories

The sun rose and September 11, 2001 began excitedly. I was running in the Democratic primary for City Council. Something I had dreamed of one day doing was unfolding. But by 9AM, my perfectly organized and well-funded campaign would no … Continue reading

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