Raymond Maxwell, former deputy assistant secretary of state at the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs (NEA) told Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) that a team overseen by Hillary Clinton’s chief of staff and deputy chief of staff removed politically damaging documents before turning over files to the Accountability Review Board (ARB) investigating the Benghazi terror attack.
The Obama administration has completed its second flip-flop on his Syrian war policy in just over a month with the admission by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey in U.S. Senate hearings that Obama would approve ground troops in Iraq and Syria on a “case-by-case basis.”
While the Ray Rice domestic-violence incident has evoked calls for action to stamp out violence against women, research shows that this might not address even half the domestic-violence problem.
Freedom of Information Act requests have led to turning over e-mails that detail significant collusion between the Environmental Protection Agency and green activist groups over the climate agenda. The Energy and Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal) released a report on Monday based on an analysis of dozens of e-mails received under FOIA requests, all of which pointed to a collusive relationship between senior activists and the EPA. The revelations are sure to raise questions on the legality of EPA rules.
On September 14, North Korea’s Supreme Court convicted U.S. citizen Matthew Miller of committing “hostile acts” and sentenced him to six years of hard labor.
“[Miller] committed acts hostile to the DPRK while entering the territory of the DPRK under the guise of a tourist last April,” read a statement release by KCNA, the official North Korean news agency.