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NEWSLINK: Panetta says he personally told Obama about Benghazi attack

Image of Interior Damage of U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, After Attack, adapted from VOA image at VOANews.com

[Panetta says he personally told Obama about Benghazi attack – Washington Times 2.7.13 – click here for article] President Barack Hussein Obama reportedly was informed that an attack was unfolding on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, by Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, who was visiting Obama for a prearranged meeting at the time. The Washington Times highlighted the news in coverage of an additional

VIDEO LINK: Former CIA Leadership Discuss Counterterrorist Interrogations, “Zero Dark Thirty”

File Photo of CIA Seal on Floor of Original Headquarters Building

C-Span provides video of an American Enterprise Institute event featuring former CIA Director, General Michael Hayden (ret.); John Rizzo, former CIA Deputy Counsel; Jose Rodriguez, former Director of the National Clandestine Service; and AEI Fellow Marc Thiessen, author of “Courting Disaster: How the CIA Kept America Safe and How Barack Obama Is Inviting the Next Attack.” A main point of discussiong was enhanced interrogation techniques

DOD Identifies Army Casualty in Afghanistan, Sgt. David J. Chambers of Virginia

Afghanistan Map

DoD has announced another U.S. casualty in the Afghanistan conflict, Sgt. David J. Chambers, 25, of Hampton, Va. Chambers was killed by an improvised explosive device (IED) while on dismounted patrol in Kandahar Province.   The Pentagon’s news release follows: U.S. Department of Defense Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs) News Release On the Web: http://www.defense.gov/Releases/Release.aspx?ReleaseID=15778 Media contact: +1 (703) 697-5131/697-5132