Libya http://kunc.org en One Year After Benghazi Attack, 'Huge Gap' In Investigation http://kunc.org/post/one-year-after-benghazi-attack-huge-gap-investigation There are two sad anniversaries today. <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/09/11/221325150/nation-will-pause-to-mark-sept-11-attacks" target="_blank">As we said earlier</a>, the nation is pausing to mark the 12 years since the Sept. Wed, 11 Sep 2013 13:20:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 49462 at http://kunc.org One Year After Benghazi Attack, 'Huge Gap' In Investigation Why Syria Is More Complicated Than Libya http://kunc.org/post/why-syria-more-complicated-libya The Arab spring has brought large-scale protests and violence to at least half a dozen countries in the past three years. Until now, the U.S. has only intervened militarily in one of them — Libya.<p>Now, as President Obama considers a strike on Syria, here's a look at some of the differences between the two scenarios:<p><strong>1. Syria's Not Standing Alone</strong><p>When Obama first announced U.S. Thu, 29 Aug 2013 21:04:00 +0000 Ari Shapiro 48986 at http://kunc.org Reports: U.S. Files First Criminal Charges In Benghazi Attacks http://kunc.org/post/reports-us-files-first-criminal-charges-benghazi-attacks <a href="http://www.cnn.com/2013/08/06/politics/benghazi-charges/index.html">CNN</a>, <a href="http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324653004578652351161838238.html?mod=WSJ_hps_LEFTTopStories"><em>The Wall Street Journal</em></a> and <a href="http://investigations.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/08/06/19898004-us-charges-libyan-with-role-in-attack-on-benghazi-consulate?lite?ocid=twitter">NBC News</a> are reporting that the United States has filed charges against a number of people suspected of orchestrating the attacks against the U.S. Tue, 06 Aug 2013 21:17:00 +0000 48021 at http://kunc.org Reports: U.S. Files First Criminal Charges In Benghazi Attacks Interpol Issues Alert Following Al-Qaida-Linked Prison Breaks http://kunc.org/post/interpol-issues-alert-following-al-qaida-linked-prison-breaks A series of high-profile prison breaks linked to al-Qaida in Iraq, Libya and Pakistan has <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-23560889">prompted Interpol to issue a global security alert</a> asking member countries to "swiftly process any information linked to these events."<p>The Lyon, France-based international police agency noted that because al-Qaida was suspected to be involved in the jailbreaks, it was urgent to determine whether the organization was directly linked and to capture the escapees.<p>The incidents occurred in Iraq at the <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/stor Sat, 03 Aug 2013 17:21:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 47889 at http://kunc.org Interpol Issues Alert Following Al-Qaida-Linked Prison Breaks More Than 1,000 Prisoners Escape In Massive Libyan Jailbreak http://kunc.org/post/more-1000-prisoners-escape-massive-libyan-jailbreak More than 1,000 inmates, many convicted of serious crimes, have escaped from a prison in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi, the country's prime minister confirmed.<p>According to The Associated Press, it wasn't immediately clear if the jailbreak at Koyfiya prison was part of a larger series of protests taking place across the country on Saturday in response to the assassination on Friday of prominent political activist Abdelsalam al-Mosmary, who was an outspoken opponent of the Muslim Brotherhood.<p>According to AP:<p><blockquote><p>"Gunmen outside of the prison fired into the air as inmates in Sat, 27 Jul 2013 20:06:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 47620 at http://kunc.org More Than 1,000 Prisoners Escape In Massive Libyan Jailbreak