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  • January 23, 2013    

    At a Senate hearing Wednesday morning that got testy at times, outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton took responsibility for the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, and said lessons would be learned and steps taken to improve security. She testified again before the House in the afternoon. Continue reading

  • January 23, 2013    

    Mechanics prepare an MQ-9 Reaper for a training flight Aug. 8, 2007, at Creech Air Force Base in Indian Springs, Nev. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images. By Jonathan Masters, online writer/editor for the Council on Foreign Relations Introduction The United … Continue reading

  • January 23, 2013  

    As Secretary Clinton offers congressional testimony on the consulate attack in Benghazi, Jeffrey Brown talks with former U.S. Ambassador Nicholas Burns and Danielle Pletka of the American Enterprise Institute about Clinton’s performance and whether the United States is doing enough to combat Islamic militants in North Africa. Continue reading

  • January 23, 2013  

    In other news Wednesday, subzero temperatures in parts of the Northeast and Midwest caused 15 states to issue wind chill warnings. Also, the U.S. Air Force vowed to put an end to all sexual misconduct within its ranks. It received some 800 reports of inappropriate behavior in 2012 alone. Continue reading

  • January 23, 2013  

    PBS’s NOVA explores the pros, cons and controversies of drone warfare, as well as the technology behind drone strikes. Jeffrey Brown discusses with Seth Jones of RAND Corporation and Chris Anders from the American Civil Liberties Union. Continue reading

  • January 23, 2013  

    Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta decided to lift the ban on women in the military serving in combat, opening thousands of front line jobs to women and reversing the 1994 policy that kept them out of those positions. Gwen Ifill talks with James Kitfield of National Journal about the historic change and implications. Continue reading

  • January 23, 2013  

    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke before Senate and House committees about the deadly attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Gwen Ifill reports on Clinton’s taking responsibility for the inadequate security as well as her rejection of claims from Republicans that the Obama administration had deceived the nation. Continue reading

  • January 22, 2013    

    Supporters of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu react as results come into campaign headquarters in Tel Aviv. Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party appeared to eke out a win in Tuesday’s elections, according to … Continue reading

  • January 22, 2013    

    Young Israelis campaign for Naftali Bennett. All photos by P.J. Tobia/PBS NewsHour. TEL AVIV, Israel — Though the outcome of Tuesday’s parliamentary elections may not be much of a mystery, Israelis from many sides of the political spectrum brought their … Continue reading

  • January 22, 2013    

    Cars go by Tel Aviv’s landmark Azrieli Towers skyscraper complex. Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images. TEL AVIV, Israel — Tel Aviv, as its residents will proudly tell you, is “the city that never sleeps.” Founded by Jewish immigrants in the … Continue reading