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    US weighs Security needs at Overseas Embassies.....

    All of this is over concerns of the Senate Intelligence Report on the CIA and Torture being released. Do you think this is what is really causing the review of security? Now Team BO is even prepared to responds for additional security. Is he worried about something will happen this Sept 11 2014? What say ye?



    The Obama administration is directing all U.S. diplomatic posts overseas to review security and the State Department says it will give additional help to embassies and consulates in need. The department's disclosure of the move to tighten security was made in a recent letter to Sen. Jim Risch of Idaho. The department indicated in the letter that each American diplomatic post was reviewing security to protect American personnel, facilities and interests, including those of private citizens and businesses.

    "Based on these ongoing discussions with our posts overseas, we are prepared to respond to requests for additional security support," Chad Kreikemeier, the State Department's legislative point-man, said in an Aug. 29 letter to Risch. A copy was obtained by the Associated Press. In their July 30 letter to Secretary of State John Kerry, the GOP lawmakers raised the question of even suspending embassy operations or closing diplomatic posts in particularly sensitive places. "The men and women who work at these installations are patriots, often doing so at great personal risk in some extremely dangerous and harsh circumstances," they wrote. "Their security should be our utmost priority.".....snip~

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    Re: US weighs Security needs at Overseas Embassies.....

    It would appear that preparations for 9/11 attacks would be prudent perennially, or at least until we decide to stop advancing policies in the Middle East, that by your own assertion, have caused a 60% increase in terroristic activity.
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    Re: US weighs Security needs at Overseas Embassies.....

    Quote Originally Posted by Montecresto View Post
    It would appear that preparations for 9/11 attacks would be prudent perennially, or at least until we decide to stop advancing policies in the Middle East, that by your own assertion, have caused a 60% increase in terroristic activity.

    Heya Monte. Well you know I agree with placing any overseas in the ME on the Highest threat level for this year. So I don't mind if BO and Team play it safe. Better safe than sorry.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MMC View Post
    Heya Monte. Well you know I agree with placing any overseas in the ME on the Highest threat level for this year. So I don't mind if BO and Team play it safe. Better safe than sorry.
    Means Obama has finally learned how to spell "Benghazi".

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    Re: US weighs Security needs at Overseas Embassies.....

    Quote Originally Posted by humbolt View Post
    Means Obama has finally learned how to spell "Benghazi".
    Yeah, I think he is a bit worried we will get hit again all on his shift. Which you know he is hoping doesn't happen before this Mid-Term.

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    Re: US weighs Security needs at Overseas Embassies.....

    Quote Originally Posted by MMC View Post
    All of this is over concerns of the Senate Intelligence Report on the CIA and Torture being released. Do you think this is what is really causing the review of security? Now Team BO is even prepared to responds for additional security. Is he worried about something will happen this Sept 11 2014? What say ye?


    The Obama administration is directing all U.S. diplomatic posts overseas to review security and the State Department says it will give additional help to embassies and consulates in need. The department's disclosure of the move to tighten security was made in a recent letter to Sen. Jim Risch of Idaho. The department indicated in the letter that each American diplomatic post was reviewing security to protect American personnel, facilities and interests, including those of private citizens and businesses.

    "Based on these ongoing discussions with our posts overseas, we are prepared to respond to requests for additional security support," Chad Kreikemeier, the State Department's legislative point-man, said in an Aug. 29 letter to Risch. A copy was obtained by the Associated Press. In their July 30 letter to Secretary of State John Kerry, the GOP lawmakers raised the question of even suspending embassy operations or closing diplomatic posts in particularly sensitive places. "The men and women who work at these installations are patriots, often doing so at great personal risk in some extremely dangerous and harsh circumstances," they wrote. "Their security should be our utmost priority.".....snip~

    US weighs security needs at overseas embassies


    Ah, wait!

    Could this be a sign that Obama has learned from Benghazi?


    Wow! I was wrong about him. He does get things, only by slow freight
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    Re: US weighs Security needs at Overseas Embassies.....

    Quote Originally Posted by Montecresto View Post
    It would appear that preparations for 9/11 attacks would be prudent perennially, or at least until we decide to stop advancing policies in the Middle East, that by your own assertion, have caused a 60% increase in terroristic activity.
    So we do, what seems necessary. That sounds right. What if it infuriates people over their and they join the fray? That was exactly, what you were criticizing.

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    Re: US weighs Security needs at Overseas Embassies.....

    Quote Originally Posted by MMC View Post
    Heya Monte. Well you know I agree with placing any overseas in the ME on the Highest threat level for this year. So I don't mind if BO and Team play it safe. Better safe than sorry.


    I suggest that with three days to go, this may be even late in coming. To tell consulates they will help is necessary suggests there hasn't been any planning in this.
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    Re: US weighs Security needs at Overseas Embassies.....

    Quote Originally Posted by humbolt View Post
    Means Obama has finally learned how to spell "Benghazi".
    It is more likely that Kerry did.
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    Re: US weighs Security needs at Overseas Embassies.....

    Will there be the same up-tick in security here in the homeland?

    Say...tighter border restrictions?
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