Tag: libya


How Clinton encouraged Obama’s biggest blunder

Barack Obama recently said that his biggest blunder was “failing to plan for the day after” his intervention in Libya.

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Hillary Clinton: Least fit of all

Hillary Clinton is especially unfit to be president. No one who has done what she has done as a government official should be rewarded with power.

CJP graduate authors United States Institute of Peace special report promoting restorative justice in her native Libya

Can restorative justice work in countries where justice is elusive and rule of law suspect? Najla Mangoush argues it can in a June 2015 special report titled “Customary Practice and Restorative Justice in Libya: A Hybrid Approach” published by the United States Institute of Peace (USIP).

Bob Goodlatte: Protecting America against terrorist threats

Protecting the American people from threats against the nation is the highest priority of the federal government.

Robert Sarvis calls for congressional authorization on ISIS

Following President Barack Obama’s televised address regarding military action against ISIS, Robert Sarvis, Libertarian candidate for U.S. Senate, released the following statement.

Robert Sarvis: Obama needs to do more than ‘come to Congress’ with ISIS plan

Libertarian U.S. Senate candidate Robert Sarvis made the following statement regarding proposed American responses to Islamic State militant terrorists in Iraq and Syria.

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Statement by the president on the apprehension of Ahmed Abu Khatallah

I recently authorized an operation in Libya to detain an individual charged for his role in these attacks, Ahmed Abu Khatallah. The fact that he is now in U.S. custody is a testament to the painstaking efforts of our military, law enforcement, and intelligence personnel.

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Robert Hurt: Investigation into the Benghazi attacks

Like all Americans, I was devastated by the terrorist attack responsible for the deaths of four American foreign service personnel stationed in Benghazi, Libya on September 11, 2012.

Bob Goodlatte: It’s not time to rethink the Libya ban

Protecting American citizens from terrorist threats both at home and abroad is a fundamental role of the federal government. However, despite Libya’s long history of unrest and ongoing terrorist threats coming from the country, the Executive Branch has proposed reversing a longstanding prohibition against Libyans entering the United States to work in aviation maintenance, flight operations, or to study or train in nuclear-related fields. This shift in policy is misguided and ignores reality.

Webb, Corker issue joint resolution on Libya

Sens. Jim Webb (D-Va.) and Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) today introduced a joint resolution requiring the Administration to provide a detailed justification of U.S. operations in Libya and prohibiting the deployment of U.S. troops on the ground there. It further calls on the president to request authorization for the continuation of U.S. involvement in NATO activities […]

The AFP on WREL: Finality?

AFP editor Chris Graham talks Virginia news and sports with WREL-1450AM’s “Online with Jim Bresnahan.” The segment begins with a look at recent activity in Richmond regarding legislation passed in the 2011 Virginia General Assembly session – specifically looking at Gov. Bob McDonnell’s budget amendment  cutting funding for public broadcasting. Will the governor finally get […]

Webb: Involvement in Libya not administration’s prerogative

U.S. Sen. Jim Webb, D-Va., told MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell today that there are “legitimate questions” about the constitutionality of the Obama administration’s move to involve the United States in the UN intervention in Libya. “What we have seen in Libya is different than a lot of the other examples that people have been talking about. […]

Webb on Libya: No clear sense of direction

Virginia Sen. Jim Webb is offering sharp criticism of the handling of the ongoing crisis in Libya that escalated over the weekend with the launch of air strikes against key military installations of the Muammar Qaddafi regime. Speaking with MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” on Monday, Webb, a military veteran and former Secretary of the Navy, […]

Chris Graham: Middle East uprisings-A bad thing?

I’m having a hard time figuring this out – the notion that the popular uprisings against tyrannical regimes in the Middle East is a bad thing for the United States. Seriously, are we that set on how much a gallon of gas costs here? Apparently so. I mean, I can understand the concern – that […]