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Judicial Watch Files Two Lawsuits against Obama Administration for Information on Terrorist Swap for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

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Judicial Watch Files Two Lawsuits against Obama Administration for Information on Terrorist Swap for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

Judicial Watch announced today that on November 18, 2014, it filed Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuits against the U.S. Departments of Defense and State to obtain records concerning arrangements made between the U.S. government with third parties or another state regarding agreements and monetary payments to secure the release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

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Judicial Watch: State Department Documents Show Its Security Contractor Operating without a License in Benghazi on Day of Terrorist Attack

Judicial Watch has obtained and released internal Department of State documents detailing the department’s $783,284.79 contract with U.K.-based Blue Mountain Group (BMG) to provide security at the diplomatic outpost in Benghazi, Libya. The documents show that BMG did not have a license to operate in Libya at the time of the attack due to a business dispute with

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Clinton State Dept. Blew $18.5 Mil to Renovate Unused Afghan Jail

While this doesn’t compare to the Benghazi terrorist attacks, here’s yet another State Department scandal that occurred under Hillary Clinton; the agency blew $18.5 million to renovate a prison in Afghanistan that remains unfinished and unused years after the U.S.-funded work began. It gets better; the State Department officer overseeing…

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Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of State (No. 1:14-cv-01242)

On July 21, Judicial Watch filed a FOIA lawsuit against the U.S. Department of State for the following records subsequent to a May 13, 2014, FOIA request: Copies of any updates  and/or talking  points given to Ambassador Rice  by  the  White  House  or  any  federal  agency  concerning, regarding, or related…

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Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of State (No. 1:14-cv-01511)

On September 3, Judicial Watch filed a FOIA lawsuit against U.S. Department of State for the following records subsequent to a June 13, 2014, FOIA request: Any and all records concerning, regarding, or related to notes, updates, or reports created in response to the September 11, 2012 attack on the…

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Documents Reveal State Department Officials Told Three Months before Attack that Benghazi Security Guards Abandoning Posts Out of Fear for Safety

Judicial Watch announced today that it has obtained 130 pages of new State Department documents revealing that local security guards working for Blue Mountain Group (BMG), the firm hired to protect the U.S. Special Mission in Benghazi, repeatedly abandoned their posts “out of fear of their safety” in the months leading up to the deadly terrorist attack on the

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Judicial Watch Announces Three New Lawsuits against Obama Administration for Records Relating to Benghazi Attack

Judicial Watch announced today that it has filed three Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuits against the Departments of State and Defense in its continuing effort to force the Obama administration to provide access to records concerning what occurred in the days immediately before, during, and after the deadly terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate in

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$6 Bil Vanishes From State Dept. Under Hillary Clinton

In a mind-boggling example of how the government blows—or perhaps steals—our tax dollars, billions vanished from the U.S. State Department mostly while Hillary Clinton ran it, according to a new alert issued by the agency’s inspector general. Could the former Secretary of State be using the cash to fund an…

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Benghazi Probe: U.S. Knowingly Puts Diplomats in Danger

The State Department has long known that weak security at American embassies and consulates worldwide could result in a tragedy like Benghazi but warnings have been ignored and a former Clinton administration official runs the division behind the scandal. Alarming details are laid out in a scathing new report put…

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Weiner’s Wife Has Her Own Problems: JW Investigating

Hillary Clinton confidant Huma Abedin is making headlines lately for standing by her disgraced husband through a sexting scandal, but she’s also embroiled in her own controversy and months ago Judicial Watch launched an independent investigation with the State Department. It involves Abedin raking in lucrative “consulting fees” while also…

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Benghazi Lesson: State Dept. Seeks $4 Bil to Secure Consulates

Islamic terrorists had to murder a U.S. diplomat and three members of his staff in Libya for the Obama administration to finally acknowledge that it must dedicate adequate funding to secure American consulates abroad. The State Department’s 2014 budget includes a much-needed $4 billion allocation for security programs, including security…

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U.S. Postpones Honoring Anti-American Egyptian Activist Who Celebrated 9/11

The Obama administration’s plan to honor an “Egyptian activist” at a State Department ceremony to celebrate International Women’s Day has been postponed since foreign media outlets exposed the honoree as an anti-American, anti-Semite who actually celebrated the 9/11 terrorist attacks in the U.S. How embarrassing for the administration that, up…

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State Dept. Recruits Muslim Foreign Service Officers at Jihadist Conf.

The Obama administration is covertly recruiting Muslims to work at the State Department as Foreign Service officers representing the United States in one of 265 American embassies, consulates and diplomatic missions worldwide. It appears to be part of the administration’s Muslim outreach effort, which includes a variety of controversial moves.…

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State Dept. Skimps On Libya Security, Blows $5.6 Mil on Cultural Preservation Abroad

A U.S. ambassador and three other Americans were murdered by Islamic terrorists in Libya because the State Department skimped on security yet the agency has enough cash to blow millions in one year on “pressing cultural preservation needs” in foreign countries. News of the controversial allocation could not come at…

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State Dept. Launches Diplomatic Culinary Partnership

In an example of diplomacy gone amok, the Obama Administration has launched a first-of-its-kind Diplomatic Culinary Partnership at the U.S. State Department, the executive agency responsible for the nation’s international relations. The new State Department initiative “will elevate the role of culinary engagement in America’s formal and public diplomacy


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