Transcript: President Barack Obama’s speech on closing Guantanamo at National Defense University – May 23, 2013

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Transcript of President Barack Obama’s speech on U.S. counter-terrorism strategies, including his proposal to close the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, delivered at the National Defense University…

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Transcript: Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi’s speech at the U.N. General Assembly

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Editor’s note: English translation provided by C-SPAN. Transcript does not include introductory remarks, prayers and acknowledgements in the first 4 minutes of Morsi’s speech.   Transcript of Egyptian President…

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“Well-coordinated attack” kills 2 US Marines, destroys aircrafts at Camp Bastion

Saturday, September 15, 2012
SOURCE: U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sergeant Timothy Brumley

Two U.S. Marines were killed and 9 others were wounded late Friday when a group of heavily-armed insurgents launched a “well-coordinated attack” at Camp Bastion in Helmand province,…

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Transcript: Press briefing by senior administration officials on deadly Libya attack

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Transcript of Sept. 12, 2012 press briefing by senior administration officials on the deadly U.S. consulate attack in Benghazi, Libya: 

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New details emerge on “complex” Benghazi attack; Marines sent to Tripoli

Thursday, September 13, 2012
U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens in Misrata. SOURCE: U.S. Embassy in Libya via Facebook.

Senior U.S. officials last night described the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya as “clearly complex”, suggesting that the deadly assault was planned by militants who…

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UPDATED: Timeline of the deadly attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya

Thursday, September 13, 2012
WTF Libya embassy timeline hp 9.14.12

Updated on Dec. 24, 2012 Timeline* of the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya: (*Based on information provided by the State Department on Sept. 12, 2012…

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U.S. Ambassador & 3 Americans killed in Libya attack

Wednesday, September 12, 2012
U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens. SOURCE: U.S. Embassy in Tripoli, Libya.

U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens, Foreign Service Information Management Officer Sean Smith, and two other unidentified Americans were killed on Tuesday as gunmen stormed and set fire…

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Commentary: Romney’s pathetic attempt to exploit deaths of U.S. embassy staff for political gain

Wednesday, September 12, 2012
SOURCE: MittRomney.com

COMMENTARY:   There he goes again. In yet another spectacular display of his tone-deafness, Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney tried to exploit the deaths of 4 Americans in…

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Can political correctness discourage substantive discussions on violent extremism?

Friday, March 11, 2011

The recent Congressional hearing on the radicalization of American Muslims stirred up some strong emotions. Many objected to what they perceived as the unfair scapegoating of American Muslims…

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Testimony of Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca before the House Committee on Homeland Security on “The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community’s Response”

Friday, March 11, 2011

Statement by Lee Baca Sheriff – Los Angeles County “The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community’s Response” Committee on Homeland Security US House…

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