The Republicans’ strategy on Benghazi will backfire because it reminds us of the years of deceit and manipulation by the Bush administration leading up to and during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan [“A primer on Benghazi battle: What you need to know,” Nation & World, May 11]. When Pat Tillman was killed in Afghanistan, the…More
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‘Political circus’ started with Obama administration I read Trudy Rubin’s guest column with dismay [“The real scandal of Benghazi,” Opinion, May 18]. She claims that Republican Rep. Darrel Issa’s tenacity in pursuing and uncovering Benghazi facts is “ … dishonoring the memory of Ambassodor Chris Stevens and three other Americans by making a political circus…More
We need leaders we can trust I enjoyed reading Kathleen Parker’s column [“The Benghazi attack, redacted,” Opinion, May 13]. Her opinion is cogent, thoughtful and generous. More generous than mine I’m afraid. I see what she calls a “mischaracterization” of what happened in Benghazi as nothing but a damned lie told by people who broke our trust…More
Obama administration could have done more I’ve flown jet fighters in and out of the Aviano Air Base in Italy innumerable times and I know that — even with the vintage aircraft of that day — we could have, with drop tanks, readily flown to Benghazi, conducted combat and returned to safe soil [“The Benghazi attack,…More