Skip to comments.US diplomats in Beirut burning classified material
Posted on 09/17/2012 9:07:25 AM PDT by tcrlaf
Diplomats at the U.S. Embassy in Beirut have started to destroy classified material as a security precaution amid anti-American protests in Lebanon and elsewhere in the Middle East and North Africa.
A State Department status report obtained Monday by The Associated Press said the Beirut embassy had "reviewed its emergency procedures and is beginning to destroy classified holdings." It also said that local Lebanese employees were sent home early due to protests by the militant Shiite group Hezbollah over an anti-Muslim film produced in the U.S.
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I’m wondering, too.
Now, look what’s happening in the Pacific, OWS, teachers’ strike.
The world is on fire. Almost looks intentional, doesn’t it?
Whatever happens you can be sure that it was unplanned and unexpected.
The Libyan event was intentionally triggered to give us an excuse to withdraw from other vital posts ahead of Israel’s bombing of Iran without tipping Muslim countries off by sudden, uncalled for withdrawals? Nooooo, that would be too brilliant and ‘pro-Israel’ of 0bama.
Uh- they should be doing this, considering the last week. Does anyone think Lebanon will protect our embassy?
Expect this burning to spread in the next few months.
... to DC.
Are you serious? Not everything is an Obama conspiracy people.
I was saying it would be brilliant ploy to clear our foreign posts ahead of an Israeli strike on Iran. I do think there was ‘willful negligence’ on O’s part though.. The purpose I’m not sure, but attack on 1st amendment possible (since that was the O regime’s first response (attack filmmaker and Mitt), or take America’s focus off economy including during the debates.
Tragically, also lost with the burning documents: transcripts, birth certificate, passport, letters,...
Perhaps, but seems convoluted way to do all that.
Well gosh, it sure seems smart to tell them exactly how we are preparing.
No doubt they will be rioting because of air pollution.
What silliness. They’re such peaceful souls and our friends. Our very own president invites them to the WH and pushes other world leaders aside just to meet with them. Heck, they love America so much that they head up many of our government agencies so that they can carry on long after dear leader steps down.
Please...O doesn’t play chess like that.
The Libyan event was a royal screw up due to horrible policies that is costing many lives in the middle east.
It could be worse. I first read the title as “...in Bejing..”.
That is next week I suppose.
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