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Obama: Elections mark ‘milestone’ for Libya

President Obama says Libya’s parliamentary elections mark a “milestone” in the country’s transition toward democracy.   Full News here – FOXNews.com

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A protester reacts as the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi is seen in flames

Libya condemns U.S. arrest of Benghazi suspect

By Ulf Laessing and Ahmed Elumami TRIPOLI (Reuters) – Libya condemned the United States on Wednesday for snatching a man suspected of masterminding the deadly 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, describing the arrest as a violation of Libyan sovereignty. President Barack Obama authorized Sunday's operation in which U.S. special forces captured Ahmed […]

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3 Reasons Obama Should Pay Attention to Libya

Brian Katulis: The past two years in Libya have not been encouraging. The country represents a tough but important test case of the counterterrorism approach President Obama outlined last week at West Point. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Kerry defends raid that led to Al Qaeda leader’s capture after Libya seeks ‘clarification’

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry defended the capture of an Al Qaeda leader long wanted in connection with the 1998 bombings of two U.S. embassies in East Africa. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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U.S. Raids Terror Targets in Somalia, Libya

U.S. Navy SEALs carried out a strike in Somalia on Saturday aimed at capturing a senior leader of the al-Shabaab militant group, while U.S. commandoes in Libya captured a man suspected of taking part in the 1998 American Embassy bombings in east Africa. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Issa holds a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on alleged targeting of political groups seeking tax-exempt status from by IRS, in Washington

U.S. lawmaker critical of Obama on Benghazi sets trip to Libya

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Republican Representative Darrell Issa, a leader of the congressional charge to investigate the Obama administration's handling of the Benghazi attacks, is scheduled to travel to Libya next week as part of the probe, according to documents made public on Friday. An itinerary for the trip said Issa was […]

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Marines on alert, moved near Libya ahead of Sept. 11 anniversary

Military officials say Marines could move from Italy to Benghazi in under three hours if needed. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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Libya a Red Flag for Syria Intervention

Byron York, DC ExaminerMany Democrats against U.S. intervention in Syria cite the American experience in Iraq as a basis for their opposition to a military strike against the Assad regime. “The Iraq thing is why people have so much trepidation about going into Syria,” James Carville explained on Fox News Wednesday. “I think what really […]

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Rick Perry Mistakes Lebanon for Libya

Rick Perry Mistakes Lebanon for Libya

WASHINGTON — Texas Gov. Rick Perry had a bit of an “oops” moment today when he mistakenly referred to the administration’s response to the attack on the American consulate in Benghazi as occurring in Lebanon instead of Libya. “I fear where we’ve come to in… Full News here – Politics News Headlines – Yahoo! News

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For Skeptical Lawmaker, Doubts on Attack Were Sown in Whirlwind Trip to Libya

By the time Representaive Jason Chaffetz of Utah left Tripoli, eight hours after he arrived, the lines were drawn between the State Department and House Republicans on Benghazi.      Full News here – NYT > Politics

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