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    Re: US Closing Embassies in Mideast for a Day amid Possible Qaeda Threat.....

    Quote Originally Posted by MMC View Post
    Yeah, I didn't get that one and not with what we have over there. Plus not with the Israelis being on alert.

    As to AQ one can see they are still around.....as well as that they have morphed into the Hydra. Now all these Sharia al Ansar groups that have sprung up from Yemen all the way to Libya. Seems to put that into perspective.
    Well if nothing happens, no American embassies attacked or American flagged aircraft being shot down you can probably expect Jay Carney at the White House crediting the NSA.

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    I just threw that in to screw with the NSA. I'm sure they picked up on that within a minute after I made this post.

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    Re: US Closing Embassies in Mideast for a Day amid Possible Qaeda Threat.....

    Quote Originally Posted by APACHERAT View Post
    Well if nothing happens, no American embassies attacked or American flagged aircraft being shot down you can probably expect Jay Carney at the White House crediting the NSA.

    Pressure cooker
    I just threw that in to screw with the NSA. I'm sure they picked up on that within a minute after I made this post.


    Another thing is.....I haven't heard the UK or France closing any of theirs. Nor any others for this Sunday.

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    Re: US Closing Embassies in Mideast for a Day amid Possible Qaeda Threat.....

    Quote Originally Posted by MMC View Post
    Another thing is.....I haven't heard the UK or France closing any of theirs. Nor any others for this Sunday.
    Your on to something.

    Could be just another Obama phony scandal in the works.

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    Re: US Closing Embassies in Mideast for a Day amid Possible Qaeda Threat.....

    Quote Originally Posted by APACHERAT View Post
    Your on to something.

    Could be just another Obama phony scandal in the works.
    "Phony scandal"?
    That's a double oxymoron, because all scandals are phony and nothing phony can be scandalous.

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    Re: US Closing Embassies in Mideast for a Day amid Possible Qaeda Threat.....

    Quote Originally Posted by APACHERAT View Post
    Your on to something.

    Could be just another Obama phony scandal in the works.
    Maybe he wants the ambassadors at his birthday party!

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    Re: US Closing Embassies in Mideast for a Day amid Possible Qaeda Threat.....

    Quote Originally Posted by MMC View Post
    Well.....I think if Israel has word that there will be attacks. I think they will be on point.

    What I find interesting is how the left thinks somehow this is Obama's fault for closing up the Embassies and doing what Kerry and Others want with the State Dept.

    Funny no one was blaming him for closing up the Embassy in Egypt this last month with what has been going on there with the MB. I think they have had a few days where they closed down our Embassy.

    Did you hear any others from the Right complaining he was closing up these Embassies over warnings thru al-Qaeda of an imminent attack?
    I'm just having a little fun, teasing about the "Obama's birthday" part of the story.
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    Re: US Closing Embassies in Mideast for a Day amid Possible Qaeda Threat.....

    Quote Originally Posted by iacardsfan View Post
    On Benghazi:

    Attachment 67151474


    As for the new shut-downs, Obama just can't win. When he doesn't do anything he gets grilled. When he does something he gets grilled. Seems sensible.
    Not to belittle the statistics you've provided here because any loss of life is bad, but how many of those 60 dead from embassy/consulate attacks during Bush's terms in office were Americans, American diplomats, Ambassadors? I think you'll find that the vast majority, if not all, of those killed were nationals of the country in which they were killed.

    That's the difference between your list and Benghazi.
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    Re: US Closing Embassies in Mideast for a Day amid Possible Qaeda Threat.....

    Quote Originally Posted by Grand Mal View Post
    "Phony scandal"?
    That's a double oxymoron, because all scandals are phony and nothing phony can be scandalous.
    Only the truth can be scandalous, then? Oh, so that's why we have such a hard time getting it. 'Splains everything.

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    Re: US Closing Embassies in Mideast for a Day amid Possible Qaeda Threat.....

    Quote Originally Posted by CanadaJohn View Post
    I'm just having a little fun, teasing about the "Obama's birthday" part of the story.
    Yeah.....I know. As I didn't see to many knocking him over this. But now we have an issued a Global Travel Warning Until the End of August. It was fast and this Warning is now put up one day after they said they would close these Embassies. Plus they are now saying they think it is AQ based out of Yemen that they received the chatter off of. That they are the Most dangerous of all of AQ today. So they are warning Americans this is significant. According to General Dempsey this time they are saying Western Interests and not just American. Yet I have seen no warning put out by any other Western Countries.

    Global travel warning: US cites al-Qaida threat.....



    The United States issued an extraordinary global travel warning to Americans Friday about the threat of an al-Qaida attack and closed down 21 embassies and consulates across the Muslim world for the weekend.

    The alert was the first of its kind since an announcement preceding the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. This one comes with the scars still fresh from last year's deadly Sept. 11 attack on a U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, and with the Obama administration and Congress determined to prevent any similar breach of an American Embassy or consulate.

    "There is a significant threat stream and we're reacting to it," said Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He told ABC News in an interview to be aired Sunday that the threat was "more specific" than previous ones and the "intent is to attack Western, not just U.S. interests."

    The State Department warning urged American travelers to take extra precautions overseas, citing potential dangers involved with public transportation systems and other prime sites for tourists and noting that previous terrorist attacks have centered on subway and rail networks as well as airplanes and boats. It suggested travelers sign up for State Department alerts and register with U.S. consulates in the countries they visit.

    The statement said that al-Qaida or its allies might target either U.S. government or private American interests. The alert expires on Aug. 31.

    The State Department said the potential for terrorism was particularly acute in the Middle East and North Africa, with a possible attack occurring on or coming from the Arabian Peninsula.....snip~

    Global travel warning: US cites al-Qaida threat

    Check that.....Britain is closing its Embassy in Yemen. Sunday and Monday.

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    Re: US Closing Embassies in Mideast for a Day amid Possible Qaeda Threat.....

    Quote Originally Posted by APACHERAT View Post
    Your on to something.

    Could be just another Obama phony scandal in the works.
    Not this time.....they have picked up the Chatter in Yemen and Also AQAP. That's the Saudis again. AQ in the Arabian Peninsula.

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