Articles Tagged with State Department

Al-Qaida Threat: What You Need To Know In August

African Al-Qaida members

The vague Al-Qaida threat that encompasses the month of August and a large number of countries seems to have confused more Americans than it has “warned,” but officials remain tight-lipped about why such a broad, disruptive caution was issued. Americans learned of an Al-Qaida threat Friday night, one that urged travelers to be “on alert”… Read more »

State Department Allegations Called ‘Baseless’ By US Ambassador

State Department

A US ambassador has responded to a recent spate of State Department allegations from a leaked internal memo, calling them “baseless” and “devastating.” As we reported earlier, an internal State Department memo leaked to the press shows that it’s not just high-level American privacy and press scandals the administration is coping with. They’re also apparently… Read more »

Anderson Cooper Responds To Fed Criticism Over Christopher Stevens’ Journal

Anderson Cooper's response

Last Friday, CNN reported on a journal belonging to the late Ambassador Christopher Stevens found by the news network at the US Embassy in Libya. The State Department issued an incredibly damning statement over the weekend, calling CNN’s actions “disgusting” and “indefensible.” The situation also caused an email spat between a BuzzFeed journalist and one… Read more »