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A Road Map To Get To The Bottom Of Benghazi

28th May 2014 – The Washington Times

A Road Map To Get To The Bottom Of Benghazi

Clifford D. May

CNN President Jeff Zucker says his network may not bother to report on the House select committee hearings looking into the Sept. 11, 2012 attacks in Benghazi... more...

Analysis & Commentary

15th July 2014 – War On The Rocks

Libya: Hifter’s Stalled Anti-Islamist Campaign

Oren Adaki, Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Operation Dignity, General Khalifa Hifter’s effort to “cleanse” Benghazi of its powerful Islamist militias, has met with mixed success since it was dramatically launched in May. more...

3rd July 2014 – The Long War Journal

Benghazi Suspect Has ‘Extensive Contacts’ With Jihadist Leaders in Libya

Thomas Joscelyn

In a court filing earlier this week, the US government argued that the only suspect in custody for the Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya should remain in pretrial detention. Prosecutors cited his "extensive contacts" with senior members of other jihadist organizations and plans for additional attacks as reasons to keep him behind bars as he awaits trial. more...

16th June 2014 – The Long War Journal

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham’s Quiet War Minister

Thomas Joscelyn

As the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham (ISIS) rampages through Iraq with the help of allied forces, one personality remains characteristically quiet: the group's war... more...

14th June 2014 – The Long War Journal

Ansar al Sharia Tunisia Leader Says Gains in Iraq Should be Cause for Jihadist Reconciliation

Thomas Joscelyn

The head of Ansar al Sharia Tunisia, Abu Iyad al Tunisi, has released a statement calling for reconciliation between the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham (ISIS) and other jihadist... more...

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