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US diplomats in Beirut burning classified material amid protests
FoxNews ^ | 17 September, 2012

Posted on 09/17/2012 9:40:47 AM PDT by SE Mom

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.

In Washington, a State Department official said there was no imminent threat to the heavily fortified Beirut embassy, which is about an hour away from where the nearest demonstration is planned

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TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: beirut; duplicate; hezbollah; hizbollah; lebanon
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And it's Monday..
1 posted on 09/17/2012 9:40:52 AM PDT by SE Mom
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To: SE Mom

http://lebanon.usembassy.gov/


2 posted on 09/17/2012 9:42:17 AM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (Encourage all of your Democrat friends to get out and vote on November 7th, the stakes are high.)
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To: SE Mom

I also heard a few minutes ago on FOX (Bret Baier) that per Catherine Herridge’s sources in the intel community there was no “demonstration” taking place before the attacks in Libya. Keep in mind these were not just rocks and AK47’s...there were RPG’s and other more sophisticated weapons that can only be deployed by TRAINED men.


3 posted on 09/17/2012 9:44:35 AM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: SE Mom
Sounds like we are not planning on putting up a vigorous defense of the Embassy if attacked - the Obama way.
4 posted on 09/17/2012 9:46:04 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: kristinn; STARWISE; AliVeritas; penelopesire

This is not a sign of recovering stability in the region, ping..


5 posted on 09/17/2012 9:47:48 AM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: SE Mom
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.

Wow, what a powerful video that turned out to be. /s

6 posted on 09/17/2012 9:48:29 AM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: SE Mom

There are ships from 25 navies in the area. Canada just closed 3 more embassies. You don’t suppose they are getting ready for the IRAN strike by the Israelis (nudge nudge, wink wink)? Expect B2’s with MOP’s to sneak in and out while Israel shows the flag!


7 posted on 09/17/2012 9:50:50 AM PDT by BillM (.)
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To: SE Mom

This morning i caught Susan Rice,ambassador to the UN on TV. I guess a weekend talk show interview.
All i heard her say was “we had no actionable intelligence” in regards to the attacks. Of course that leads me to believe we did have intelligence but it never reached the level of ‘actionable’. Not actionable i guess includes no bullets. The other thought that came to mind is why would our ambassador to the UN be in that intelligence loop? That makes absolutely no sense at all at least in my eyes. To me she was given a specific response to say on TV and did so.


8 posted on 09/17/2012 9:51:01 AM PDT by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: BillM
Canada just closed 3 more embassies.

Really? Good for them. Leading from the FRONT.

9 posted on 09/17/2012 9:53:32 AM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: BillM

Canada just closed 3 more embassies.
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Wow! I hadn’t heard that. I knew they booted the Iranian embassy out.


10 posted on 09/17/2012 9:55:37 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: EGPWS
I'd just like to say...

0bama, we are all Nikoulas!

11 posted on 09/17/2012 9:56:12 AM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: SE Mom
If (and am saying if) this beast decides to go all in, our people need to be out ... yesterday. Best guess of trouble to come ... all the way to the election. In reality Americans are being shown, by this beast, defeat is coming to the West, or so the beast thinks. Till the West gains fortitude, best guess, the violence escalates. The West's choices ... Leave and Surrender, or Fight Back.

Guess how many moles are in D.C. Twenty? Fifty? One Hundred? One Thousand? Am only speaking of D.C. for the moment, the country (our nation) is infiltrated by higher numbers (imho).

12 posted on 09/17/2012 9:57:38 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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0bastard, Hillbilly and Ricecakes are the only ones in the world that didn't know trouble was coming.

CNN: Protests against film a ‘diversion. Attack was planned’

Egypt intelligence warns (on Sept 4th) of attacks on Israel, US embassies

Congress was warned about Libya last month

13 posted on 09/17/2012 10:01:02 AM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: wiggen

Well, when we start with the improbable idea that a man about whom we know so little has the highest security clearance available...


14 posted on 09/17/2012 10:04:07 AM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: SE Mom

This vid ought to scare the hell out of everyone. This is their ultimate goal. A global caliphate:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=6RI1XYR5rTE


15 posted on 09/17/2012 10:08:05 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: wiggen; SE Mom
This morning i caught Susan Rice,ambassador to the UN on TV. I guess a weekend talk show interview. All i heard her say was “we had no actionable intelligence” in regards to the attacks. Of course that leads me to believe we did have intelligence but it never reached the level of ‘actionable’. Not actionable i guess includes no bullets. The other thought that came to mind is why would our ambassador to the UN be in that intelligence loop? That makes absolutely no sense at all at least in my eyes. To me she was given a specific response to say on TV and did so.

They are playing the RACE card and the GENDER card.

Rice has nothing to do with the operation of Embassies and Consulates.

But please don't pick on the little black girl.


16 posted on 09/17/2012 10:19:14 AM PDT by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your teaching is my delight.)
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To: UriĀ’el-2012

I was incredulous that she was bringing this message as though she was a voice of authority.


17 posted on 09/17/2012 10:23:59 AM PDT by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: Truth29

The only real defense is the host government. There is no way the Embassy can be defended if attacked by large, armed mobs. Been there, done that.


18 posted on 09/17/2012 10:32:13 AM PDT by kabar
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To: wiggen
If she was not challenged, by the interviewer(s) and doubting she was, she will be perceived as the voice of all knowledge on the subject and the voice of authority, stating only the truth. Sad, what has become of those who are supposed to inform Americans and not spread propaganda.
19 posted on 09/17/2012 10:48:44 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: no-to-illegals

I was busy getting ready for work so i didn’t hear if she was indeed challenged but i rather doubt she was called on the carpet over her intelligence credentials.


20 posted on 09/17/2012 10:53:29 AM PDT by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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