Right Turn: Libya


Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 01/28/2014

I regret Hillary didn’t do her job

Too late, she sends her “regrets” about Benghazi.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:22 AM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Hillary Clinton, Libya

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 01/19/2014

Does the buck ever stop with Hillary Clinton?

Hillary Clinton can’t claim the death of four Americans was below her pay grade.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 01/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Hillary Clinton, Libya

Posted at 02:46 PM ET, 01/15/2014

Can Hillary Clinton survive Benghazi?

Hillary Clinton is out of excuses for the deaths of four Americans.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:46 PM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Hillary Clinton, Libya

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 10/28/2013

What didn’t Obama know and for how long?

The president apparently doesn’t know very much.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:32 PM ET, 10/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, IRS, Libya, Obamacare

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 08/20/2013

Benghazi accountability

Reinstating wrongly blamed State Department employees still leaves open the question of who was actually to blame.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:31 PM ET, 08/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Libya

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 06/05/2013

Obama fiddled while Libya fell apart

A new State Department report emphasizes how derelict the Obama administration was in keeping an eye on Libya.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:46 AM ET, 06/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Hillary Clinton, Libya

Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 05/30/2013

Why Rice stands alone on Benghazi

Victoria Nuland is no Susan Rice.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:57 AM ET, 05/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Libya, Susan Rice

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 05/29/2013

Is Issa barking up the wrong tree?

The House Oversight Committee issues a raft of subpeonas but is it looking for the right information in the right place?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:02 AM ET, 05/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, CIA, Libya

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 05/26/2013

For Obama, image is everything and the only thing

President Obama's weak foreign policy and lack of attentiveness require extra spin and a media stranglehold to keep his image intact.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:02 PM ET, 05/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Libya, National Security, Syria

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 05/24/2013

Let's bring 'em back to testify together

It's time to bring in the former head of the CIA and secretry of State to get the full story on Libya.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:47 AM ET, 05/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, CIA, Hillary Clinton, Libya

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 05/22/2013

Benghazi turns out to be a big deal, and not for just Republicans

The claim that Americans don't care about Benghazi doesn't hold up in new polls.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:31 AM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Libya, Polls

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 05/21/2013

Clinton's role in the Benghazi fiasco and blame-shifting

Hillary Clinton's alleged role in the ARB brings forth another whistleblower.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:01 AM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Hillary Clinton, Libya

Posted at 04:51 PM ET, 05/17/2013

At least someone in the MSM covers Benghazi

Efforts to wipe away the fiasco are misguided.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:51 PM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Hillary Clinton, Libya

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 05/16/2013

The talking point emails

The talking points suggest CIA, Susan Rice and ultimately the White House tried to push a narrative that exonerated the president from blame.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:21 AM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Libya, Talking Points

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 05/15/2013

CIA's role in the Benghazi mess

CIA tried to deflect blame for Benghazi, but that still doesn't exonerate others.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:46 AM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, CIA, Libya

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 05/14/2013

A higher bar for secretary of state

Hillary Clinton's excuses on Benghazi paint a picture of someone powerless, out of the loop and at the mercy of events, but is that really the image she wants.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:03 PM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Hillary Clinton, Libya

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 05/13/2013

Benghazi: Disaster has many parents, truth an orphan

But the mistakes started at the top.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:47 AM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Libya, National Security

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 05/13/2013

Ups and Downs

Which are making headway and which aren't?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:46 AM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, IRS, Libya, Mark Sanford, Ups and downs

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 05/12/2013

Benghazi tick-tock

The day-by-day story of the Benghazi cover-up

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:02 PM ET, 05/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Hillary Clinton, Jay Carney, Libya

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 05/10/2013

Benghazi: Another State underling is thrown under the bus

In the fiingerpointing over Benghazi, a career State Department officer again is getting blamed.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:37 AM ET, 05/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Libya, Victoria Nuland

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 05/10/2013

The Obama reflex: Doing nothing is always best

In Syria and Benghazi, the Obama administration reflex is always to do nothing.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:02 AM ET, 05/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Gen. David Petraeus, Hillary Clinton, Libya

Posted at 05:14 PM ET, 05/09/2013

An open letter to Gen. David Petraeus

Gen. Petraeus's testimony on Benghazi is key and he should tell his story in public.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:14 PM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Gen. David Petraeus, Libya

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 05/08/2013

The Benghazi hearing: 'I was stunned. My jaw dropped. And I was embarrassed.'

Riveting testimony undercuts administration cover story on Benghazi.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:49 PM ET, 05/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Hillary Clinton, Libya

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 05/07/2013

Benghazi questions

Benghazi questions abound and will tell us how big a scandal it really is.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:02 PM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Hillary Clinton, Libya

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 05/05/2013

Benghazi plot thickens

The Benghazi scandal widens as more facts come to light.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:31 PM ET, 05/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Al Qaeda, Benghazi, Libya

Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 05/03/2013

State investigates the Benghazi investigators

The Benghazi fiasco took an ominious turn for the administration as an inspector general is now reviewing the work of an internal State Department review that critics called a white wash.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:31 AM ET, 05/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Libya, State Department

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 04/24/2013

Libya report: More proof of dissembling and incompetence

Five House committees review the egregious missteps on Benghazi, including new details on Hillary Clinton.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 04/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Hillary Clinton, Libya

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 01/17/2013

Algeria hostage situation and 'leading from behind'

A hostage situation in Algeria and French action in Mali reveal the paucity of our anti-terror strategy.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:54 AM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Algeria, AQIM, Libya, Terrorism