Moammar Gadhafi

US sends Marines to Libya after deadly attack

The U.S. dispatched an elite group of Marines to Tripoli on Wednesday following a mob attack that killed the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans. U.S.... Read more »

Sept. 12, 2012


Effective diplomacy can greatly reduce the need for expensive defense measures

Compared to the massive Defense Department budget, the State Department operates on a shoe string. It consumes a little more than 1 percent of the federal budget, and... Read more »

Sept. 13, 2012


Obama condemns attack that killed envoy, 3 others

President Barack Obama vowed Wednesday the United States would "work with the Libyan government to bring to justice" those who killed U.S. ambassador Chris Stevens and... Read more »

Sept. 12, 2012


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