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The True Story Behind ’13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi’

The True Story Behind ’13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi’ Credit: Courtesy Everett Collection The new Michael Bay film, 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi, tells the true story of six CIA security contractors who bucked orders to save … Continue reading

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13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers Of Benghazi – review: More like a video game than a film

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers Of Benghazi – review: More like a video game than a film 07:00, 29 Jan 2016 Opinion by DavidEdwards Mirror film critic David Edwards on a true story from the War on terror which is … Continue reading

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AP FACT CHECK: Benghazi movie misstates some facts

TERROR AP FACT CHECK: Benghazi movie misstates some facts Published January 20, 2016 Associated Press WASHINGTON –  Michael Bay’s new film, “13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi,” tells the story of the deadly Sept. 11, 2012, attacks in Libya … Continue reading

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Last Night’s “I’ll Have Your Back” For Our Diplomats, and OMG! 13 Hours! Benghazi! Now! Boom! Boom! Boom

Last Night’s “I’ll Have Your Back” For Our Diplomats, and OMG! 13 Hours! Benghazi! Now! Boom! Boom! Boom! January 15, 2016 By domani spero in Ambassadors, Americans Abroad, Controversies, Diplomatic Attacks, Media, U.S. Missions Tags: 13 Hours, 2012 Benghazi attack, … Continue reading

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Benghazi, Hollywood and the New U.S. Military

Benghazi, Hollywood and the New U.S. Military Michael Bay’s movie “13 Hours” about the 2012 attacks on a diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya wastes no time setting up heroes and villains. The CIA station chief, known only as “Bob,” is … Continue reading

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Benghazi is back in the headlines … but this time, it’s Hollywood’s version

Benghazi is back in the headlines … but this time, it’s Hollywood’s version Michael Bay directed the story of what happened in the harrowing hours during the Benghazi attacks – before it became a partisan battle By Page Leggett Correspondent … Continue reading

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The real story behind ‘13 Hours’

The real story behind ‘13 Hours’ Lane Turner/Globe Staff From left: John “Tig” Tiegen, Kris “Tanto” Paronto, and Mark “Oz” Geist were interviewed for the book “13 Hours” by Mitchell Zuckoff (right). By Mark Shanahan Globe Staff  January 09, 2016 … Continue reading

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21st Century Seapower, Inc.

21st Century Seapower, Inc. Scott Cheney-Peters December 31, 2015 Claude Berube, Syren’s Song: A Connor Stark Novel (Naval Institute Press, 2015) When the Tamil Sea Tigers, the ferocious naval wing of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), was destroyed … Continue reading

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’13 Hours’: Can Michael Bay Pull Off a Gritty Movie About Benghazi?

’13 Hours’: Can Michael Bay Pull Off a Gritty Movie About Benghazi? “We told him we’d waterboard him if he got it wrong,” says former Marine John “Tig” Tiegen By Josh Eells January 4, 2016   ’13 Hours’ director Michael … Continue reading

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Escape from Tarkov: first details and screen shots revealed for the new Russian MMO

Escape from Tarkov: first details and screen shots revealed for the new Russian MMO November 19, 2015– Battlestate Games studio disclosed the first details and screen shots of Escape from Tarkov, the hardcore online game set in a Russian setting.  … Continue reading

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