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Demonstrators protest outside of the U.S. Embassy in India. (Credit CBS 2)

Indian Diplomat’s Manhattan Arrest Met With Protests Abroad

Protests, which included a nearly naked man wearing a Barack Obama mask, caused safety concerns at the U.S. Embassy where demonstrators were irate over the arrest and strip search of a an Indian diplomat in New York.

12/18/2013

A burnt building inside the US Embassy compound in Benghazi, Libya (Photo credit: STRINGER/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama Needs To Stay At The White House During Middle East Protests

President Barack Obama needs to stay in Washington, D.C., suspend campaigning, and address the threats against Americans in the Middle East.

09/13/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by David Calvert/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney’s Criticism Of Obama’s Foreign Policy Is On Target

As unfortunate as the events are, Romney’s comments about Obama ring true. Prior to the tragic event and even after, President Obama appears to excuse and apologize for the horrendous events that take place in the world – including those against Americans.

09/12/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by David Calvert/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney’s Comments On Embassy Attacks Show He Isn’t Ready To Be President

There are moments like the tragedy that unfolded in Egypt and Libya that test candidates. The element of surprise often illuminates a candidate’s ability to inspire and to lead.

09/12/2012

An undated photo of Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani - AP Photo

Gitmo Detainee Acquitted Of All But 1 Charge In NY

The first Guantanamo detainee to face a civilian trial has been acquitted in New York City of all but one charge accusing him of a deadly 1998 plot to bomb two U.S. embassies in Africa.

11/17/2010

Courtroom sketch of Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani (credit: CBS 2)

Jury Needs More Deliberations In Gitmo Detainee’s Trial

Federal prosecutors in Manhattan allege that Ahmed Ghailani was part of an al-Qaida cell that bombed two U.S. embassies in Africa in 1998.

11/11/2010

Courtroom sketch of Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani (credit: CBS 2)

Jury Deliberates At Gitmo Detainee’s NY Trial

A New York City jury has begun deliberations in the first civilian trial for a Guantanamo detainee.

11/10/2010

Courtroom sketch of Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani (credit: CBS 2)

Defense: Gitmo Detainee A ‘Dupe’ In Bomb Plot

A lawyer for the first Guantanamo detainee to face a civilian trial says his client didn’t know about a plot to bomb two U.S. embassies in Africa.

11/09/2010

Courtroom sketch of Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani (credit: CBS 2)

Closings Start In Gitmo Detainee NY Trial

The first Guantanamo detainee to face a civilian trial is a “mass murderer” who played a key role in the terrorist bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa in 1998, a prosecutor said Monday in closing arguments.

11/08/2010

An undated photo of Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani - AP Photo

Judge Explains Witness Ban In Gitmo Detainee’s Trial

Judge Lewis Kaplan said he banned a man after prosecutors failed to show Ghailani’s CIA interrogation played no role in getting the witness to cooperate.

10/14/2010

An undated photo of Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani - AP Photo

Accused Embassy Bomber’s Civilian Trial Starts Thurs.

The trial is being held in New York City.

09/29/2010