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Sudan rejects U.S. request to send Marines to secure embassy
Reuters ^ | Sat, 15 Sep 2012 16:08 GMT | Ulf Laessing

Posted on 09/15/2012 12:06:13 PM PDT by Hunton Peck

KHARTOUM, Sept 15 (Reuters) - Sudan has rejected a U.S. request to send a platoon of Marines to bolster security at the U.S. embassy in Khartoum, the state news agency SUNA said on Saturday.

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"Sudan is able to protect the diplomatic missions in Khartoum and the state is committed to...

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: 911iiriots; 911iisudanriots; embassy; embassyattack; hillary; khartoum; obama; sudan; usembassy; waronterror
Maybe if we said "pretty please" and sent another boatload of money?
1 posted on 09/15/2012 12:06:22 PM PDT by Hunton Peck
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To: Hunton Peck

Obama, the big PUSSY


2 posted on 09/15/2012 12:09:14 PM PDT by dps.inspect (rage against the Obama machine...)
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To: Hunton Peck

Why would Sudan agree to make the eventual storming of our embassy actually dangerous?


3 posted on 09/15/2012 12:09:49 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Hunton Peck

If I were in charge, I’d ask them (and other countries) whether they wanted our embassies there or not. If not, then forget about any form of foreign aid. If so, let us decide whether the protection they provide is adequate or needs augmentation.

These aren’t imperial colonies. They are embassies. Either they get protected and treated as they should be, or they should be retracted along with any pretense of friendship with the host country that refuses to honor diplomatic norms.


4 posted on 09/15/2012 12:10:27 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Hunton Peck

You don’t understand. We are asking as a matter of protocol. But we ain’t asking.


5 posted on 09/15/2012 12:11:21 PM PDT by Salvavida (The restoration of the U.S.A. starts with filling the pews at every Bible-believing church.)
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To: Hunton Peck

Isn’t a US Embassy considered sovereign US soil? If we want Marines there who is Sudan to tell us no?


6 posted on 09/15/2012 12:11:30 PM PDT by ken in texas (I was taught to respect my elders but it keeps getting harder to find any.)
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To: Hunton Peck

This could be the beginning of a hostage situation.


7 posted on 09/15/2012 12:12:31 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: dps.inspect
Obama, the big PUSSY

You know it, I know it, Moochelle and Valerie know it, Putin knows it, Al-Zwahiri knows it, the Chinese know it, Netanyahu knows it... but approximately half of the US public doesn't seem to. Very depressing.

8 posted on 09/15/2012 12:13:15 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Salvavida

That’s what a hypothetical American president would tell them.


9 posted on 09/15/2012 12:14:02 PM PDT by Hunton Peck (Life, liberty, property, and the means to defend them.)
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To: Hunton Peck
Careful. He's gonna get tough.


10 posted on 09/15/2012 12:14:46 PM PDT by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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Obama bows down to Saudi King | American Thinker | April 02, 2009 | Clarice Feldman | Posted on 04/02/2009 8:19:47 AM PDT by rdb3
Obama bows down to Saudi King | American Thinker | April 02, 2009 | Clarice Feldman | Posted on 04/02/2009 8:19:47 AM PDT by rdb3

11 posted on 09/15/2012 12:22:51 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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A map of the Sahel region showing where Al Qaeda operates (AFP/Graphic)

A map of the Sahel region showing where Al Qaeda operates (AFP/Graphic)

12 posted on 09/15/2012 12:25:08 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

The genocidal Islamofascist dictator said no — I’m sure it will be discussed in depth on the Sunday talking head shows. /s

Thanks Hunton Peck.


13 posted on 09/15/2012 12:25:14 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: ken in texas

“If we want Marines there who is Sudan to tell us no?”

Can Sudan refuse to let Marines enter their country? Be hard to smuggle in a platoon, in diplomatic pouches!


14 posted on 09/15/2012 12:31:17 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: Hunton Peck

Simple solution. You bring home all U.S. diplomats and staff from Sudan, and you eject every Sudanese diplomat, etc. from the U.S. And you pull any funding they might be scheduled for.


15 posted on 09/15/2012 12:36:39 PM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: Hunton Peck
"Maybe if we said "pretty please" and sent another boatload of money?"

Probably some truth in that. We should ask again and if we don't get an immediate favorable response, withdraw all US personnel and terminate aid and assistance programs. What Obama will probably do is bow, apologize for giving offense, and send more money if we can send a few marines with severely restricted ROEs.

16 posted on 09/15/2012 12:38:11 PM PDT by Truth29
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To: Hunton Peck

Thanks for the thread!


17 posted on 09/15/2012 12:57:37 PM PDT by FR_addict
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To: ken in texas

Only under the whimp from the windy city must we say, “Mother, may I?”


18 posted on 09/15/2012 1:07:00 PM PDT by Tucker39 ( Psa 68:19Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits; even the God of our salvation.KJV)
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To: Hunton Peck

And Obama has dived out of sight for the whole weekend.

Summit with Zawahiri?


19 posted on 09/15/2012 1:13:06 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (I will fear no muslim))
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra
Be hard to smuggle in a platoon, in diplomatic pouches!

True. Attach them to the Embassy and give them Diplomatic credentials. If Sudan want us to accomodate their diplomats they can reciprocate.

20 posted on 09/15/2012 1:29:24 PM PDT by ken in texas (I was taught to respect my elders but it keeps getting harder to find any.)
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To: Hunton Peck

what a load of crap, a single CH-53 can transport all 50+ Marines and their gear, hover over the embassy compound, fast rope in the Marines, drop their gear and fly back to the carrier without ever touching down.

We don’t ask, we inform.


21 posted on 09/15/2012 2:13:03 PM PDT by lack-of-trust
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22 posted on 09/15/2012 2:47:33 PM PDT by Hunton Peck (Life, liberty, property, and the means to defend them.)
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To: Tucker39
I hear ya. Barry and Jarret are probably sitting in the Oval Office saying to the Sudanese President..."Can we please send just one platoon of Marines to protect the lives of our diplomats? You see we've had a bit of trouble lately in Libya....Oh, and Valerie would you be so kind as to pass the crumpets to go with my tea?"

This whole thing would be comical if it wasn't so tragic.

23 posted on 09/15/2012 3:05:03 PM PDT by socialism_stinX (If knowledge is power, then why is the MSM mafia so powerful?)
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To: Salvavida

If you’re saying that eventually Sudan will accept Marine guards at the embassy, I’m not so sure that’s going to happen.


24 posted on 09/15/2012 3:06:39 PM PDT by socialism_stinX (Fighting the evil democrat mafia...for the rest of my life.)
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To: Hunton Peck

Is the neutron bomb for real? I meam we still want the oil ..and figs?


25 posted on 09/15/2012 3:14:32 PM PDT by Leep (I'm a Chic-Fil-- A-merican)
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To: lack-of-trust
what a load of crap, a single CH-53 can transport all 50+ Marines and their gear, hover over the embassy compound, fast rope in the Marines, drop their gear and fly back to the carrier without ever touching down. We don’t ask, we inform.

I wouldn't present a helicopter full of Marines as a human sacrifice. Choppers are easy to shoot down, even with AA guns, never mind missiles. Better to publicly announce that a successful incursion into the embassy will be considered an act of war by the Sudanese government.

26 posted on 09/15/2012 3:32:49 PM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: skeeter
***Why would Sudan agree to make the eventual storming of our embassy actually dangerous?***

1885 Redoux? Remember what happened to Gordon.

27 posted on 09/15/2012 3:54:10 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

I remember what they did to Charlton Heston.


28 posted on 09/15/2012 5:59:33 PM PDT by skeeter
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