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Video: “Extremely serious” threat shuts US embassy in Yemen indefinitely (VIDEO)
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| May 10 2014
| Ed Morrissey
Posted on 05/10/2014 12:38:06 PM PDT by PoloSec
Just weeks after an al-Qaeda convention in Yemen, the US has closed its embassy operations in the capital of Sanaa. Citing extremely serious threats and recent attacks on foreigners, the facility has closed its doors indefinitely. The threat may be a reaction to the sustained drone campaign against AQAP targets following the release of the video of the massive meeting held by the terrorist network in Yemen:
Sources within the Yemeni government told CNN that the US is taking these threats more seriously than any other prior threat, even the warnings that preceded the 2012 mob attack on the compound:
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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bombbombbombbombiran; caliphate; embassyclosing; iran; lebanon; threat; yemen
posted on 05/10/2014 12:38:06 PM PDT
posted on 05/10/2014 12:44:46 PM PDT
(This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
posted on 05/10/2014 12:50:58 PM PDT
("Do not fear, only believe." - Mark 5:36)
So extinguish the threat and if Yemen has a problem with that, blame it on a spontaneous video demonstration.
posted on 05/10/2014 12:55:26 PM PDT
(There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
Well, the boys at the “annexes” better be on their toes.
Beat me to it.
Only thing I’d add is “Hey, how about that ‘smart power’ and making our enemies love us, eh?”
Perhaps Zero could go an have a no strings attached one on one discussion with them?
posted on 05/10/2014 1:14:23 PM PDT
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The threat may be a reaction to the sustained drone campaign
I have an idea.
How 'bout we restrict immigration from the Umma, then capture and deport all Terrorist country illegals in our country, and then concentrate on isolating them physically, financially and ethnically from the civilized world?
Instead of wasting time picking off a few pajama wearing nutjobs and running like scared girls when they hit back.
posted on 05/10/2014 1:18:52 PM PDT
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posted on 05/10/2014 1:25:02 PM PDT
(May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
Obama needs to defend us with hashtags and TelePrompTers. That will surely get those dastardly terrorists.
posted on 05/10/2014 1:42:12 PM PDT
(Inside every liberal is a dung slinging monkey)
#uber- FAIL foreign policy
posted on 05/10/2014 1:45:12 PM PDT
by hal ogen
(First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
Another Mohammad video caused the shut down? Wait, are there not military assets near by to protect US embassy?
posted on 05/10/2014 4:13:31 PM PDT
I think we should have shipped obama, reid, hillary and pelosi to that embassy with no protection and see if it really may matter after all
posted on 05/10/2014 4:54:10 PM PDT
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