An independent Accountability Review Board has released an unclassified version of its report on the September attacks on the U.S. mission in Benghazi which killed four Americans including the U.S. Ambassador. The co-chairs of the Board are former Joint Chiefs Chairman Mike Mullen and former Ambassador Tom Pickering.
How important is Saudi Arabia to the United States as chaos erupts in Iraq? At least two straight days of meetings could give some insight. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Jeddah on Friday for talks with King Abdullah on the crises around the region, especially the rampaging threat in Iraq from the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS).