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Reports: Explosions in Baghdad's Green Zone
Sunday, June 15, 2014 | Kristinn

Posted on 06/15/2014 3:16:31 PM PDT by kristinn

Reports are starting to show up on Twitter of explosions in the International Zone in Baghdad, aka the Green Zone. It is about 2:15 a.m. in Baghdad, IIRC.

#BREAKING assaults beginning in Green Zone, #Baghdad. #ISIS sleeper cells activated! #Iraq #Iran

#BreakingNews Huge explosions are now reported inside the Green Zone in #Baghdad. #ISIS #Iraq

.@AllMilitaryNews Not me; it is the Iraqi state TV who reported that..


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: greenzone; internationalzone; iraq
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1 posted on 06/15/2014 3:16:31 PM PDT by kristinn
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To: kristinn

Sorry....Obama’s busy on the 19th hole.


2 posted on 06/15/2014 3:18:02 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: kristinn

3 posted on 06/15/2014 3:18:12 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Conservatism is the political disposition of grown-ups.)
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To: kristinn

Ruh roh!

Home base to Golf Cart One . Come in!

URGENT!!


4 posted on 06/15/2014 3:18:45 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi - Revolution is a'brewin!!!)
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To: All

As always, these are unconfirmed reports in a war zone. Take with a grain of salt before getting the vapors.


5 posted on 06/15/2014 3:19:23 PM PDT by kristinn (Welcome to the Soviet States of Obama)
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To: kristinn; null and void

I’m afraid they waited too long to evacuate some Americans.

OTOH, perhaps that’s not so accidental /tinfoil off

A new war would take Obama’s scandals off the front page.

It’s already happening. But then, that’s probably just a nut job conspir....


6 posted on 06/15/2014 3:19:26 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: kristinn

If your vehicles and every gas can you own aren’t slam full at this point you need your head examined.


7 posted on 06/15/2014 3:20:11 PM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: NormsRevenge

That made me laugh out loud!


8 posted on 06/15/2014 3:20:13 PM PDT by berdie
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To: NormsRevenge
You just have to know the ISIS already has people inside Baghdad. This is going south quickly.

Prayers up for all our people still there.

9 posted on 06/15/2014 3:21:32 PM PDT by mware
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To: kristinn
Breaking just now on CNN:

"Between 50 and 100 US Marines and Army personnel arrive at US Embassy in Baghdad"

10 posted on 06/15/2014 3:21:32 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: F15Eagle

This is sensory overload - too much wrong to absorb and just impossible to deal with. Horrific scandals are being minimized.

The devil must be laughing - doesn’t he love chaos?


11 posted on 06/15/2014 3:22:06 PM PDT by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coup d'etats.)
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To: kristinn

Obama is too busy yapping about Climate Change to give a damn about this..besides, this is what he wants anyway..a Caliphate is the Muslim Dictator’s ultimate goal


12 posted on 06/15/2014 3:22:11 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: kristinn

Exactly. The pResident won’t become too concerned until he reads about it in the Washington Post, and then he may become very, very angry and whip out his red Sharpie.


13 posted on 06/15/2014 3:22:30 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: kristinn

If true, the famous amateur golfer is going to be doing some serious fundraising and golfing.


14 posted on 06/15/2014 3:22:51 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: Cementjungle

Calling in the Spartans.


15 posted on 06/15/2014 3:22:51 PM PDT by mware
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To: kristinn

They said the Battle For Baghdad would start Monday.

It’s Monday there now.

Apparently there was a text from inside the embassy: “TOO LATE ALAMO”...


16 posted on 06/15/2014 3:22:55 PM PDT by Old Sarge (TINVOWOOT: There Is No Voting Our Way Out Of This)
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To: Sacajaweau

Never mind the 3 am phone call, Obama can’t even respond to the 3 pm phone call.


17 posted on 06/15/2014 3:24:19 PM PDT by Straight Vermonter (Posting from deep behind the Maple Curtain)
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To: tumblindice

It’s a phone and a pen if I recall correctly. Unfortunately it is very ineffective and quite old technology.

Muslims keep their own.


18 posted on 06/15/2014 3:24:42 PM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/?s)
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To: Cementjungle; All
Good luck to them.

Still looking for confirmation. Problem is Iraqi government is apparently blocking social media, so first hand reports are scarce.

19 posted on 06/15/2014 3:25:00 PM PDT by kristinn (Welcome to the Soviet States of Obama)
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To: kristinn

From Google..search parameter-last hour.

US evacuates embassy as bombs, fighting rock Iraq
USA TODAY - 43 minutes ago

The embassy, inside the Green Zone near the Tigris River, employs thousands of people, some local hires and others from the United States. The development ...
US evacuating embassy staff as bombs, fighting rock Iraq
NavyTimes.com - 59 minutes ago

US embassy evacuated as militant army marches toward Baghdad after bombings
New York Daily News - 9 minutes ago


20 posted on 06/15/2014 3:26:09 PM PDT by sockmonkey (Of course I didn't read the article. After all, this is Free Republic.)
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To: kristinn

TWEETS, all within the last 15 minutes:

reports of huge explosions in green zone Baghdad (vi Irak state tv)

Iraq state TV is reporting the explosions inside the Green Zone.

BREAKING assaults beginning in Green Zone, Baghdad. ISIS sleeper cells activated!

BreakingNews Huge explosions are now reported inside the Green Zone in Baghdad


21 posted on 06/15/2014 3:26:47 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Q)
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To: kristinn

Wonder when and where their president bugs out to?


22 posted on 06/15/2014 3:27:02 PM PDT by mware
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To: Aria

Sounds like the set-up for a false peace.

Make things spiral out-of-control, especially in the Middle East.

Offer a ‘peace plan’ to a beleaguered world.

Given that Satan is the originator of the original rebellion, amazingly, against a God that he knew he could not defeat, I would say, yes, the Devil loves chaos.

This was the warning in the Garden of Eden. He has been let loose on the world and things are going to play out until this act and the final act are completed.

The Devil’s own are overwhelming the system. I do not believe it is by accident (not saying you do, either).


23 posted on 06/15/2014 3:27:30 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: sockmonkey

Twitter feed #Baghdad #isis

https://twitter.com/search?f=realtime&q=%23Baghdad%20%23isis&src=tyah


24 posted on 06/15/2014 3:27:32 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: 444Flyer; Diana in Wisconsin; svcw; Esther Ruth; GiovannaNicoletta; Diogenesis; EternalVigilance; ..

When these things begin to come to pass, lift up your heads, for your redemption draweth nigh (paraphrased).


25 posted on 06/15/2014 3:29:35 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: tcrlaf
Pray to God that no American lives are lost at the embassy.
26 posted on 06/15/2014 3:29:56 PM PDT by Churchillspirit (9/11/2001 and 9/11/2012: NEVER FORGET.)
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To: cripplecreek; All

Breaking news update! Iraqis shut down internet at U.S. Embassy in Baghdad

Just minutes ago news came from within the United States Embassy in Baghdad that the Iraqis have shut down internet service for those barricaded inside. Limited text messages via private cell phones are still coming through.

SNIP-——

A three word text was released from inside the Embassy about six hours ago: “Too late Alamo.” That message is open to interpretation.

http://www.examiner.com/article/breaking-news-update-iraqis-shut-down-internet-at-u-s-embassy-baghdad


27 posted on 06/15/2014 3:30:45 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Q)
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To: kristinn

There has been ample opportunity for the opposition party to have addressed the issue of the president’s many foul ups before this. They chose instead to protect both he and his admin from being held to account. they share every bit of the blame in this and the fallout from it.


28 posted on 06/15/2014 3:31:05 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Norm Lenhart

There is no opposition party.


29 posted on 06/15/2014 3:32:02 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

My point exactly.


30 posted on 06/15/2014 3:32:34 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: mware

Teheran if he is lucky.


31 posted on 06/15/2014 3:33:35 PM PDT by RitchieAprile
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To: Straight Vermonter

In DC operation “Putter” has begun.


32 posted on 06/15/2014 3:33:56 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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MORE TWEETS:

Previous round of explosions in Baghdad (about an hour ago) were a set of four IEDs. Nothing catastrophic, but next VBIED wave likely soon.

Terry Moran, ABC News London
Hearing that Iraqi military base at Taji—just 20 miles north of Baghdad—has fallen to ISIS. Main resupply depot for Iraqi army. Disaster.

PzFeed Top News
BREAKING NEWS: ISIS and affiliate Sunni tribesmen confirm that military offensive on Baghdad has begun.

Al Aribiya
A tribal spokesman say rebels have started advancing toward Baghdad


33 posted on 06/15/2014 3:34:29 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Q)
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To: tcrlaf
“Too late Alamo.” That message is open to interpretation.

Not for any Texan, or American who knows their history.

34 posted on 06/15/2014 3:34:40 PM PDT by mware
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To: NormsRevenge

Golf Cart One. I hope that saying sticks. We need a graphic of this one.


35 posted on 06/15/2014 3:35:08 PM PDT by Blue Highway
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It looks like it close to the Green Zone, but not inside:

Previous round of explosions in Baghdad (about an hour ago) were a set of four IEDs. Nothing catastrophic, but next VBIED wave likely soon.

Rick Berger ‏@bergerrichard · 4m
@leahmcelrath One of the IEDs went off across the river from the Green Zone, on Saadoun Street. Nothing in actual Green Zone yet I've seen.

36 posted on 06/15/2014 3:39:04 PM PDT by kristinn (Welcome to the Soviet States of Obama)
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UNCONFIRMED TWEET:

#isis now 20 minutes away from Baghdad. Marines evacuating embassy.
https://twitter.com/search?q=baghdad&src=typd


37 posted on 06/15/2014 3:39:27 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Q)
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To: Mears

bfl


38 posted on 06/15/2014 3:41:22 PM PDT by Mears
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To: kristinn

US evacuates Baghdad embassy as brutal ISIS forces advance ... [Breaking!]
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3168087/posts


39 posted on 06/15/2014 3:41:47 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: Star Traveler

This is just awful.

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40 posted on 06/15/2014 3:42:23 PM PDT by Mears
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To: Cementjungle
No boots on the ground, huh. Obama's trying to prevent another Benghazi? Too late!!

SOB

Get everyone the hell out of there.

They're looking for hostages now that they know that Obama is a loyal muzzie.

41 posted on 06/15/2014 3:43:20 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: tcrlaf

Thanks. Lots of scary reports floating around.


42 posted on 06/15/2014 3:44:00 PM PDT by kristinn (Welcome to the Soviet States of Obama)
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TWEET:

Three rockets strike Baghdad airport, no casualties http://reut.rs/1ddpI7r via reuters


43 posted on 06/15/2014 3:44:27 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Q)
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To: kristinn

Can you imagine if Bush was golfing while this was going down? It’s unbelievable what this POS can get away with.


44 posted on 06/15/2014 3:44:54 PM PDT by nhwingut (This tagline is for lease)
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To: kristinn

Can you imagine if Bush was golfing while this was going down? It’s unbelievable what this POS can get away with.


45 posted on 06/15/2014 3:44:55 PM PDT by nhwingut (This tagline is for lease)
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To: Sacajaweau
Sorry....Obama’s busy on the 19th hole.

had a smarmy retort but never mind. this is way too serious for any jokes at this time. is there ANYBODY in this regieme, including the pentagon e ring, who gives a crap about Americans and american serviceman. there are marines there. if they don't get out they will die, hopefully surrounded by dead moosies in a pile of empty brass and pull rings. surrendering to these barbarians is worse than surrendering to the japanese in ww2. the regieme's reaction to this is utterly beyond comprehension. i served, i am an amateur military historian, i play computer strategy games and, honest to God, i am stunned into silence. might be time for another AR for the frau.

46 posted on 06/15/2014 3:45:04 PM PDT by bravo whiskey (We should not fear our government. Our government should fear us.)
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To: eyedigress

OK.
Maybe you can explain what the Amazon show `Carnivale’ is all about?
It’s a real poser.


47 posted on 06/15/2014 3:45:48 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: nhwingut

The media doesn’t expect the Famous Amateur Golfer (FAG) to deal with this war.


48 posted on 06/15/2014 3:45:55 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: Blue Highway

I agree....Golf Cart One....is a keeper.


49 posted on 06/15/2014 3:46:17 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Sacajaweau

Just remember. He knew this was coming and went golfing. The GOP new this was coming and has not lifted a finger to do a damn thing about it.

Principle matters.


50 posted on 06/15/2014 3:46:25 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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