U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivered fiery rejoinders Wednesday to Republican critics of the Obama administration’s handling of the deadly attack on a U.S. mission in Benghazi, that killed Bay Area native Chris Stevens.
The head of the U.S. Senate’s Intelligence Committee said Tuesday that it appeared an intelligence flaw and inadequate security were to blame for the Sept. 11 terrorist attack on the American Embassy in Benghazi, Libya that claimed the lives of Ambassador Chris Stevens, a Bay Area native, and three others.
Family, friends and colleagues gathered at San Francisco City Hall Tuesday to honor the life of Christopher Stevens, the U.S. ambassador to Libya who was killed last month.
President Barack Obama on Friday honored the four Americans killed in an attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya, recalling their lives in deeply personal terms and declaring the United States will never pull back on its principles or “retreat from the world.”
Two of the four Americans killed this week in the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya were former Navy SEALs from San Diego County.
A U.S. ambassador with Bay Area ties, and three of his staff members were killed in attacks on a U.S. consulate in Eastern Libya.
U.S. officials said the Pentagon was moving two warships to the Libyan coast in the aftermath of a stunning attack on the American Consulate in Benghazi that killed U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens, a Bay Area native, and three other Americanss.
Republican challenger Mitt Romney accused President Barack Obama’s administration on Wednesday of showing weakness in the face of tumultuous events that left four U.S. diplomats, including a Bay Area native, dead in the Middle East.
The Obama administration is investigating whether an assault on the U.S. consulate in Libya that killed a Bay Area native was a planned terrorist strike to mark the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks or a spontaneous mob enraged over an anti-Islam video.