BENGHAZI - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BENGHAZI News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Chairman satisfied with military on Benghazi http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57804085-68/mckeon-administration-committee-military.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57804085-68/mckeon-administration-committee-military.html.csp">Chairman satisfied with military on Benghazi</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DONNA CASSATA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T19:51:07.645-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 07:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The GOP chairman of the House Armed Services Committee said Thursday he is satisfied with how the military responded to the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya. Republicans are pressing ahead with multiple congressional investigations, but Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon, R-Calif., said the military did what it reasonably could during a chaotic night of two separate attacks on Sept. 11, 2012. The assault killed four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Chris S...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578040852014-04-10T19:51:07.645-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-10T19:51:07.645-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57804085@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 19:51:07 MDT Dems call GOP-led Benghazi probe ‘witch hunt’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57795975-68/benghazi-gop-hunt-led.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57795975-68/benghazi-gop-hunt-led.html.csp">Dems call GOP-led Benghazi probe ‘witch hunt’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DONNA CASSATA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-09T09:04:12.27-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 09:04AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • House Democrats say a Republican-led investigation into the deadly attack against the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, is a partisan “witch hunt,” and they’re demanding that it end. Two congressmen — Adam Smith of Washington state and Elijah Cummings of Maryland — tell reporters that multiple inquiries and reports have answered the questions surrounding the Sept. 11, 2012, assault. Four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens, were killed. Smith says Republican...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577959752014-04-09T09:04:12.27-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-09T09:04:12.27-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57795975@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 09:04:12 MDT Milbank: Republicans won’t drop their Benghazi obsesssion http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57769923-82/points-talking-morell-benghazi.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57769923-82/points-talking-morell-benghazi.html.csp">Milbank: Republicans won’t drop their Benghazi obsesssion</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Dana Milbank</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-03T11:42:01.715-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 11:42AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">House Republicans on Wednesday held Benghazi hearing number 1,372,569, give or take, and this time they were determined to find the proof that had eluded them in the previous 1,372,568: that Obama administration officials had put politics before national security. Alas for the accusers, this hearing went the way of the others. Lawmakers had another go at Michael Morell, a former deputy and acting CIA director and the man who revised the infamous “talking points” that said the September 2012 atta...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57769923@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 11:42:01 MDT Former CIA official denies allegations on Benghazi http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57763928-68/morell-points-talking-attack.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57763928-68/morell-points-talking-attack.html.csp">Former CIA official denies allegations on Benghazi</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DONNA CASSATA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-02T18:34:47.429-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 06:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The former deputy director of the CIA insisted on Wednesday that he didn’t edit the widely debunked talking points on the 2012 Benghazi attack due to political pressure to protect President Barack Obama and onetime Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. In a rare open session, Mike Morell offered a lengthy defense of his actions and the work of the spy agency in the politically-charged aftermath of the Sept. 11 assault on the diplomatic mission in Libya. Four Americans, includin...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577639282014-04-02T18:34:47.429-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-02T18:34:47.429-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57763928@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 18:34:47 MDT House GOP pursues Benghazi ‘stand down’ probe http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57745668-68/stand-committee-order-tripoli.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57745668-68/stand-committee-order-tripoli.html.csp">House GOP pursues Benghazi ‘stand down’ probe</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DONNA CASSATA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T22:06:04.424-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 10:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A House Republican chairman is doggedly pursuing the question of whether military personnel were told to “stand down” during the 2012 deadly assault on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, despite the insistence of military leaders and other Republicans that it never happened. Rep. Darrell Issa’s Oversight and Government Reform Committee is pressing officials in a series of closed-door meetings about the instructions from military commanders in the chaotic hours after th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577456682014-03-28T22:06:04.424-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-28T22:06:04.424-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57745668@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 22:06:04 MDT Libya tanker seized by U.S. Navy SEALs forces http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57694022-68/libya-oil-tanker-eastern.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57694022-68/libya-oil-tanker-eastern.html.csp">Libya tanker seized by U.S. Navy SEALs forces</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ESAM MOHAMED</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-17T18:37:26.353-06:00">Updated Mar 17, 2014 06:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tripoli, Libya • The Libyan government on Monday thanked the United States for a Navy SEALs operation that stopped a North Korean-flagged oil tanker from exporting crude loaded onto it by an autonomy-seeking eastern militia. The SEALs took control of the Morning Glory late Sunday while it was in international waters near Cyprus, the Pentagon said in a statement. Rear Adm. John Kirby said no one was injured in the operation, which was approved by President Barack Obama. It said that the tanker wi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576940222014-03-17T18:37:26.353-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-17T18:37:26.353-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57694022@www.sltrib.com Mon, 17 Mar 2014 18:37:26 MDT