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US embassy in Baghdad to send some personnel out
Town Hall ^ | June 16 2014 | Kimberly Hefling

Posted on 06/16/2014 3:28:34 AM PDT by PoloSec

Edited on 06/16/2014 5:26:51 AM PDT by Sidebar Moderator. [history]

WASHINGTON (AP) With Baghdad threatened by the advance of an al-Qaida-inspired insurgency, the State Department is reinforcing security at the U.S. Embassy in Iraq's capital and sending some personnel out of town.

Much of the embassy staff will stay in place, State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said in a statement released Sunday. The statement did not say the number of personnel affected. The embassy, along the Tigris River in Baghdad's Green Zone, has about 5,000 personnel and is the largest U.S. diplomatic post in the world.


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1 posted on 06/16/2014 3:28:34 AM PDT by PoloSec
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To: PoloSec

has about 5,000 personnel and is the largest U.S. diplomatic post in the world.

How has that worked for you?


2 posted on 06/16/2014 3:37:54 AM PDT by 48th SPS
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To: PoloSec

Send “some” personnel out? Let me guess.... those that were stupid enough to vote for the jug-eared moron POS?


3 posted on 06/16/2014 4:38:24 AM PDT by Common Sense 101 (Hey libs... If your theories fly in the face of reality, it's not reality that's wrong.)
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To: PoloSec

Evac all Americans, let the pedophiles, monsters kill each other off. You can’t educated stupid away.


4 posted on 06/16/2014 4:42:50 AM PDT by GailA (IF you fail to keep your promises to the Military, you won't keep them to Citizens!)
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To: PoloSec

If hillary was still SoS, they’d be reducing security and keeping everyone there...


5 posted on 06/16/2014 4:48:22 AM PDT by Homer1
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With this administration in place, it is the same as Benghazi. “What Difference Does It Make”?

Should those people still in our embessy in Iraq meet the same fate, we all need to head for Washington with our guns loaded.

6 posted on 06/16/2014 5:08:36 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: PoloSec
US embassy Obama, in Baghdad to send sell some personnel out

There, fixed it.

7 posted on 06/16/2014 6:34:36 AM PDT by Only1choice____Freedom (As long as America's tolerence of failure is not overwhelmed by a desire to succeed, we will fail.)
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5000 personnel???

Why so many??? and why is that campground so large???

What’s really going on there???


8 posted on 06/16/2014 6:39:59 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Common Sense 101
How about this guy ;^)




9 posted on 06/16/2014 8:14:51 AM PDT by Bikkuri (Molon Labe)
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