Skip to comments.Chaos at the State Department (UPDATE) (Libya)
Posted on 09/27/2012 3:37:36 PM PDT by mojito
Fox News has just reported that the US is withdrawing (supposedly temporarily) all its personnel from the US embassy in Tripoli, Libya. Whatdid they get advance word of a YouTube sequel to The Innocence of Muslims? Are they worried of another imminent spontaneous protest with marchers who carry mortars with them?
More likely the Clousseaus of Foggy Bottom have figured out they have serious security breach problems in Libya and perhaps elsewhere.
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I suspect they're being pulled in advance of a cruise missile strike on militia targets in Libya.
It's also why Hussein cancelled his debate prep, which was reported earlier.
How about those 15,000 SA-24 Grinch MANPADS anti-aircraft missles they have floating around Libya?
Especially now that the names of the natives who’d been helping us to recover some of them are known to the enemy....
“Especially now that the names of the natives whod been helping us to recover some of them are known to the enemy....”
Who knows what they looted from the embassy “safe house” for cripes sake..
you can bet they will kill someone to make obama look good. dead men can’t answere questions
No problem! Most of those are in the Sinai now. It's the Israelis problem.
Great post. Obama doesn’t want another GhaziGate. He’s
4 for 4 which alone equals to 4 years too long. No one that has had 4 terrorist attacks against the United States on their watch should or would get reelected!!
Just a bump in the road...
Who knows? No one.
But it doesn’t matter, because when the help you’re getting from another person could get that person KILLED, then just small doubts about the POSSIBILITY you could let others know of their help are enough to make them STOP helping you.
ALL that is required for people in the field to stop helping is for them to think it’s POSSIBLE their names were on a sheet now in the hands of the enemy.
I guess they found an aspirin factory to attack . . .
We are all acceptable losses when it comes to Obama.
“The United States is temporarily withdrawing more staff from its embassy in Libya's capital for security reasons, but hopes to return them to Tripoli early next week, the US State Department said on Thursday.
“This is a temporary further drawdown of staff for security reasons. We will review our posture again early next week with the goal of restoring staff as soon as conditions allow,” a State Department official said in New York, where Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is attending the UN General Assembly.
The senior official declined to say how many staff were being withdrawn or discuss specifics.”
If he bombs Libya, he's likely hoping his CIC moment will overshadow the debate next week...thus, no need to prep.
Either that, or he's looking for any excuse to get away from Kerry.
Great. On the one hand, it might well be that the Libyan “government,” whatever that is, was involved in the murder of a US ambassador. That would be an act of war. On the other hand, the US has absolutely nothing to gain from going to war with Libya. So hit them with a missile or two, and hope there will be no further consequences. Like jumping off a cliff and hoping there’s a big pile of hay at the bottom, but then again, supporting the Islamist revolution in Libya was no different. Note to the President/State/international yoyos: Stop jumping off cliffs. Hay is not always at the bottom, in fact it almost never is.
Didn't Clinton bomb an aspirin factory to 'change the subject'? Obama's not ready for this debabe - even with liberal moderators who would pay to kiss his behind...
The first story - about the film - was a lie. This one's probably a lie too. (they're pulling out - but I doubt there's a threat beyond the normal)
Hope you’re right. But, I’m doubtful that most of our fellow Americans are neither aware of nor understand the issues. They’re still shrilling about the Packer loss .....
“We are all acceptable losses when it comes to Obama.”
Yes. 0bama needed plausible deniability and got it.
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