Libya en Vermont Congressman Discusses North Africa Trip <p></p><p></p><p>Congressman Peter Welch returned this week from a Congressional oversight trip to Libya and Egypt. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley spoke with Vermont’s at-large Democratic representative about the reason for, and his assessment of, the trip. Thu, 14 Nov 2013 23:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 77820 at Vermont Congressman Discusses North Africa Trip "Under Fire: The Untold Story Of The Attack In Benghazi" <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On the night of September 11, 2012, the American diplomatic mission at Benghazi, Libya, came under ferocious attack by a heavily armed group of Islamic terrorists. The prolonged </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">firefight</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, and the attack hours later on a nearby CIA outpost, resulted in the deaths of four Americans.</span></p><p><em><a href=";camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=1250041104&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20">Under Fire: The Untold Story of the Attack in Benghazi</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src=";l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=1250041104" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1"></em> is based on the exclusive cooperation of eyewitnesses and confidential sources within the intelligence, diplomatic, and military communities, and in the book, Fred Burton and Samuel M. Katz reveal for the first time the terrifying twelve-hour ordeal confronted by Ambassador Christopher Stevens, Sean Smith, his Diplomatic Security (DS) contingent, and the CIA security specialists who raced to rescue them.</p><p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 14:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 73258 at "Under Fire: The Untold Story Of The Attack In Benghazi" Clinton: Nobody more committed to security <p></p><p>WASHINGTON (AP) -- Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton insisted on Wednesday that the department is moving swiftly and aggressively to strengthen security at U.S. installations missions worldwide after the deadly Sept. 11 raid on the consulate in Libya.</p><p>In probably her last appearance on Capitol Hill as America's top diplomat, Clinton once again took full responsibility for the department's missteps leading up to assault at the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans.</p> Wed, 23 Jan 2013 15:17:31 +0000 Associated Press 56314 at Clinton: Nobody more committed to security Mass. Woman Claims Brother Was Among Americans Killed in Libya Attack <p>A Massachusetts woman says her brother was among the Americans killed in an attack on the U.S. Consulate in Libya.</p><p>Kate Quigley said in a statement Thursday that Glen Doherty "lived his life to the fullest." Quigley spoke outside her mother's home in Woburn, north of Boston. She asked for privacy while the family grieved "our American hero."</p><p>Three Americans were killed at the consulate in Benghazi on Tuesday along with U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens. The State Department has not publicly released all their names.</p> Fri, 14 Sep 2012 00:00:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 47834 at Dr. Steven Leibo - The Sage Colleges <p>Yesterday’s violent protests in Egypt and Libya that led to the deaths of four U.S. State Department diplomats, including U-S Ambassador Chris Stevens, in the Libyan city of Benghazi were spurred in-part by a film that portrayed the Islamic Prophet Muhammad as a fraud and a womanizer.</p><p>This isn’t the first time those in Middle East have taken up arms against those who ridicule their pre-dominant religion, but it is one of only a few times in modern history that American diplomats have been killed as a result of protests.</p> Wed, 12 Sep 2012 19:35:00 +0000 47710 at