Skip to comments.State Department: U.S. Not ‘Overly Concerned’ About Iraq Detaining ‘A Handful of U.S. Contractors’
Posted on 01/18/2012 8:40:26 AM PST by Nachum
(CNSNews.com) -- The United States is not overly concerned about the Iraqi government detaining a handful of U.S. contractors over visas and paperwork, State Department spokesman Mark Toner told reporters on Tuesday.
Back on Jan. 11, the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad issued an emergency warning for U.S. citizens in Iraq, informing them not [to] attempt movements about the country in the absence of valid, current permits and paperwork.
On Sunday, Jan. 15, the International Stability Operations Association (ISOA), an organization that represents contractors in Iraq, sent a letter to Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton asking her to intervene regarding the Iraqi governments detention of foreign contractors, the Financial Times reported.
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Screw’em. After all they are only US Citizens. They are lucky the Great Leader, nobama, hasn’t put them in jail without reason...forever.
Hell, why would the Community Organizer in Chief care? It’s only U. S. Citizens? You have to be a Libyan Al Qaeda or Muslim Brotherhood member or the like to get his support these days.
With Obama, sympathy for U. S. Citizens doesn’t even run skin deep. It can even be wiped off without soap and water.
If I was to put on my liberal hat, I'd call them Iraqis racist.
If the U.S. government is not overly concerned, it’s obvious that the handful of U.S. contractors does not include any blacks, females, Latino’s, gays, lesbians, transexuals, convicted felons, Muslims or registered Democrats. Otherwise, Hillary, obama, Harry Reid, Schumer, Durbin and the “Soccer Mom in Knee Pads”, Patty Murray, would all be screaming and demanding their release in the next 24 hours. obama would probably send Air Force One to bring them home.
Well, Obama and Clinton may not be "overly concerned," but I'm sure these hundreds of Americans and their families damned sure are.
The only advice I would give these folks is to get the hell out of that rathole. By the first available transportation.