What does ghazi mean?


Ghazi is a political term that is added on to the end of a word to indicate that it's controversial. It's similar to the "gate" suffix that came from the "Watergate" controversy that is used for other controversial events such as servergate and emailgate.

Ghazi comes from the attacks in Benghazi, Libya in 2012 on two U.S. facilities by an Islamic militant group. The attacks led to the death of J. Christopher Stevens and Sean Smith, two U.S. officials. Hillary Clinton took responsibility for the security lapses and became the center of controversy when it was revealed that she was using a private server for classified emails. The term was commonly used during the 2016 U.S. presidential election to criticize Hillary Clinton.


Her role in emailghazi is unacceptable and makes her unfit for office

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Updated October 11, 2016

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