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Jill Kelley is an 'honorary consul' of South Korea
Foreign Policy ^ | November 13, 2012 | Josh Rogin

Posted on 11/14/2012 3:47:50 AM PST by Timber Rattler

Jill Kelley, the Tampa socialite connected to ISAF Commander John Allen and former CIA Director David Petraeus, is an "honorary consul" of South Korea, a diplomatic official with direct knowledge of the arrangement told The Cable.

"She is an ‘honorary consul' of the Republic of Korea," the official said. "She assumed this position last August thanks to her good connections and network."

The position of honorary consul is symbolic and has no official responsibilities, the official said.

"She does not work as a real consul. They play a role to improve the relationship between the ROK and the U.S.," the official said. "Jill Kelley helped to get support for [the Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement] and she arranged meetings between the ROK Ambassador to Washington and local businessmen when the ROK Ambassador visited the Tampa area."

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Kelley does drive a Mercedes sedan with license plates that say "Honorary Consul," and she invoked her honorary diplomatic status in a Nov. 11 911 call when she was complaining about trespassers on her private property.

(Excerpt) Read more at thecable.foreignpolicy.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Government
KEYWORDS: allen; jillkelley; kelley; rok
There's a mighty lesson here for U.S. military brass about associating with "socialites" like this woman.
1 posted on 11/14/2012 3:47:59 AM PST by Timber Rattler
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To: Timber Rattler

It’s just made up to give a name and title to a “Party Girl”.


2 posted on 11/14/2012 3:50:00 AM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: Timber Rattler
She also invoked in legal papers the names of Sens. John Kerry (D-MA) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI). Spokesmen for Kerry and Whitehouse both said the senators had met Kwaham through Kwaham's boyfriend Gerald Harrington, a Democratic Party fundraiser.

This is even more interesting...

3 posted on 11/14/2012 3:51:04 AM PST by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie
From last night...

NEW: RI (Democrat) Lobbyist Gave $300,000 Loan to Sister of Jill Kelley

4 posted on 11/14/2012 3:59:12 AM PST by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: Timber Rattler

i think that effort might be better spent identifying and dealiing with people like this who become base groupies and parlay their ‘social’ abilitites into access to places where people shouldn’t go.


5 posted on 11/14/2012 4:03:20 AM PST by camle (keep an open mind and someone will fill it full of something for you)
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To: Timber Rattler

WHO the HELL made her this??????<P.Is “socialite” the new name for SLUT???


6 posted on 11/14/2012 4:08:19 AM PST by Ann Archy (ABORTION....the HUMAN sacrifice to the god of CONVIENCE.)
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To: Timber Rattler
Jill Kelly is beginning to sound like the modern day equivlent of Mata Hari.
7 posted on 11/14/2012 4:11:46 AM PST by Falcon4.0
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To: Ann Archy

Actually, “socialite” has been around since at least the 1920s-—meant the same thing back then too.


8 posted on 11/14/2012 4:11:46 AM PST by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: Timber Rattler

Ha ha—so often true!


9 posted on 11/14/2012 4:21:16 AM PST by 9YearLurker
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To: Timber Rattler

A woman foreign agent, big surprise. /sarcasm


10 posted on 11/14/2012 4:22:42 AM PST by bmwcyle (Women reelected Obama)
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To: Timber Rattler
"The Real Housewives of West Point" ~ Rush Limbaugh
11 posted on 11/14/2012 4:25:03 AM PST by submarinerswife (Insanity is doing the same thing over and over, while expecting different results~Einstein)
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To: Timber Rattler

South Korea doesn’t make just anyone an honorary Consul I would presume, so what did she do for South Korea?

I mean other than dropping her pants.


12 posted on 11/14/2012 4:40:40 AM PST by Venturer
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To: Timber Rattler

This must have happened while she was ‘embedded’ with them. There sure is a lot of ‘embedding’ going on around lately. I feel like the government is ‘embedding’ me just about every day...and not even offering me a cigarette when finished.


13 posted on 11/14/2012 4:54:50 AM PST by Portcall24
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To: Timber Rattler

The far left has concocted this scene where woman A snuggles up to Betrayus, then and at same time setup a second Lebanese woman (spy) to ensnare other high military generals and to expose biggest general in a round about and seemingly petty way.

For what purposes? The intimidation of other potentially super patriotic Generals who might stand in the way when POTUS changes to Seig Heil.

Isn’t it ironic that over the last 50 years a great number of powerful leftists have concentrated in Shitcago ? Consider the super corruption of Chicago political mob has a history of trying to rule America through dirty tricks and heavy hand. In the past it has been twarted. At this juncture, from our perspective, it appears this time they may succeed, at least temporarily.


14 posted on 11/14/2012 4:56:26 AM PST by X-spurt (It is time for OFF YOUR FEET and on the gravy-train)
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To: Timber Rattler

She’s a Muzzie. Send her back and can Allen the bonehead.


15 posted on 11/14/2012 5:00:36 AM PST by Pit1
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To: Timber Rattler
"She assumed this position last August..."

Naah, too easy.

16 posted on 11/14/2012 5:32:39 AM PST by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: Venturer

> South Korea doesn’t make just anyone an honorary Consul I would presume, so what did she do for South Korea?

She sure does seem to have access to a lot of people with high level security clearances to JUST be a socialite. Is there something the administration knows about Kelly they’re not telling us like maybe she is an unofficial diplomat (spy) or CIA agent / asset (not case officer)...hmm


17 posted on 11/14/2012 6:07:16 AM PST by jsanders2001
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To: jsanders2001

To the best of my vast knowledge, U.S. citizens in the U.S. do not have diplomatic immunity. I traveled for many years on a diplomatic passport. If I got stopped for speeding in DC and showed the cop that passport and tried to claim diplomatic immunity, he’d laugh in my face and continue writing the ticket. I’m certain that the same applies to Jill Kelley.


18 posted on 11/14/2012 6:29:51 AM PST by Ax ("Bring the Pikes Together for the Risin' o' the Moon.")
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To: jsanders2001

To the best of my vast knowledge, U.S. citizens in the U.S. do not have diplomatic immunity. I traveled for many years on a diplomatic passport. If I got stopped for speeding in DC and showed the cop that passport and tried to claim diplomatic immunity, he’d laugh in my face and continue writing the ticket. I’m certain that the same applies to Jill Kelley.


19 posted on 11/14/2012 6:30:01 AM PST by Ax ("Bring the Pikes Together for the Risin' o' the Moon.")
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To: jsanders2001

To the best of my vast knowledge, U.S. citizens in the U.S. do not have diplomatic immunity. I traveled for many years on a diplomatic passport. If I got stopped for speeding in DC and showed the cop that passport and tried to claim diplomatic immunity, he’d laugh in my face and continue writing the ticket. I’m certain that the same applies to Jill Kelley.


20 posted on 11/14/2012 6:30:02 AM PST by Ax ("Bring the Pikes Together for the Risin' o' the Moon.")
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To: Ax

Regret double post. Blankety-blank iPad.


21 posted on 11/14/2012 6:32:23 AM PST by Ax ("Bring the Pikes Together for the Risin' o' the Moon.")
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To: Charles Martel

:)


22 posted on 11/14/2012 6:41:54 AM PST by OKSooner ("I will bless those who bless thee, and I will curse those who curse thee.")
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To: jsanders2001

I once had a Top Secret Clearance.

I never saw such abuses of clearances as we are seeing now.

I remember sitting at a bar not far from base and having people questioning me in a nonchalant manner, and I was expected to report them. Got in trouble if I didn’t because security agents were testing us.Don’t we have people checking up on clearances these days?


23 posted on 11/14/2012 10:26:54 AM PST by Venturer
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To: Venturer

Seems covering ones own ass and political aspirations are more important than our national security these days. I’ve held a security clearance as well and you didn’t open your mouth lest you would be pulled in for questioning and possibly charged with treason if the leaked information was too damaging or got someone killed. Seems like the president doesn’t have to play by the same rules and is exempt. I’m sure there are some Seal team member’s parents that are mad as hell about “leaks” that appear to have come from the WH for “political reasons” that got their sons killed.


24 posted on 11/14/2012 11:36:39 AM PST by jsanders2001
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To: Timber Rattler

leftards are impressed with their titles of nobility:
http://www.freerepublic.com/tag/honorary/index?tab=articles


25 posted on 11/15/2012 10:24:02 AM PST by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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