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U.S. Files Charges in Benghazi Attack

U.S. Files Charges in Benghazi Attack

While you were distracted, the Justice Department decided to charge those responsible for Benghazi. You know the real people responsible for the bloodshed? -The Poliblogger WASHINGTON—The Justice Department has filed sealed criminal charges against a number of suspects in the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi that killed the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans, according to people familiar with the matter. One of those charged, according to these people, is Ahmed Abu Khattalah, founder of Libya’s Islamist militia Ansar al-Sharia. Mr. Abu Khattalah was seen at the compound when it was overrun, according to intelligence officials. […]

 
 

Lyle Denniston: Constitution Check: Can the Public Get Access to the Legal Reasons for Targeted Killing?

Lyle Denniston: Constitution Check: Can the Public Get Access to the Legal Reasons for Targeted Killing?

    Lyle Denniston: Constitution Check: Can the Public Get Access to the Legal Reasons for Targeted Killing?. As a Former Soldier, I can understand why we would want the authority to go after the bad guys and kill them. It is without question one of the fundamental arguments for National Security, but as we have see in the past, the governments job is not to be tyrannical or imperial, even though in the past we have been. The Governments job is to GOVERN. The decision to have surgical strikes is warranted in my opinion but only after there has […]