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Britain evacuates some diplomatic staff from Libya (Tripoli this time)
| 3:11PM BST 10 May 2013
| David Blair
Posted on 05/11/2013 7:56:01 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
Unrest on the streets of Libya's capital, Tripoli, has forced Britain to evacuate some diplomats from its embassy, the Foreign Office disclosed on Friday.
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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; United Kingdom; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: alqueda; benghazi; libya; obama; tripoli; unitedkingdom; waronterror
Armed militiamen have effectively shut down the Libyan foreign and justice ministries, protesting against what they say is the continued employment of officials from the old regime.
Rebels acting in concert with British and French air power toppled Col Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. Libya now has a freely elected government, but any hopes of a swift return to stability have been dashed. Libya remains a lawless country, threatened by armed militias left over from the civil war.
Western targets have often been singled out for attack: a bomb exploded outside the French embassy in Tripoli last month, wounding two guards, and a mob stormed the US consulate in Benghazi last September, killing the ambassador, Chris Stevens, and three other Americans. Last June, a rocket-propelled grenade was fired at a convoy in Benghazi carrying Sir Dominic Asquith, then Britain's ambassador in Libya.
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posted on 05/11/2013 7:56:59 AM PDT
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posted on 05/11/2013 7:59:31 AM PDT
by Rennes Templar
(If guns kill people, how come no one dies at gun shows?)
To: Rennes Templar
State Department folks are desperately seeking someone who can work up a fake bad-Muslim video in two weeks and claim credit...thus giving them a cover-story. It wouldn’t surprise me if Tito Jackson agrees....for five million. Would all come out of the Soros Fund.
The World Caliphate will settle old scores with England as well, it’s just a matter of time.
posted on 05/11/2013 8:12:33 AM PDT
by Navy Patriot
(Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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obama's vision for libya coming to fruition.
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ping Ernest. Lock and Load Girls and Boys. Take a Ride into the Danger Zone.
posted on 05/11/2013 8:35:25 AM PDT
(Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
The Brits, doing the intelligence work that Americans won’t.
Remember they bailed out of Benghazi along with the Red Cross while Bambi and Hillary left our guys to die.
posted on 05/11/2013 8:37:38 AM PDT
The Libyans should block YouTube! We cannot allow these videos to continue to incite unrest.
posted on 05/11/2013 8:53:28 AM PDT
Perhaps it's time to repeat what Queen Victoria did to the Muhammadan’ in the Sudan Khartoum. It kept the peace for long time.
posted on 05/11/2013 8:59:55 AM PDT
(Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
They left a month or so before Benghazi happened.. one of their diplomats was attacked as well, IIRC.
posted on 05/11/2013 9:01:36 AM PDT
The Brits, doing the intelligence work that Americans wont. Remember they bailed out of Benghazi along with the Red Cross while Bambi and Hillary left our guys to die.
The British press does the work our reporters won't do too...
posted on 05/11/2013 9:16:45 AM PDT
( A gang rape by Eight isn't 'immigration reform'... Send the millions of illegals home.)
Obama won’t care - after all, they’re just a bunch of Brits. His so-called father hated those “colonials” too.
posted on 05/11/2013 10:16:54 AM PDT
(Fighting Obama without Boehner & McConnell is like going deer hunting without your accordion)
It comes as no surprise. I would expect this kind of stuff to continue.
posted on 05/11/2013 10:37:10 AM PDT
(Galt level is not far away......)
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