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Sep 16, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from The Telegraph: Battleships, aircraft carriers, minesweepers and submarines from 25 nations are converging on the strategically important Strait of Hormuz in an unprecedented show of force as Israel and Iran move towards the brink of war. Western leaders are convinced that Iran will retaliate to any attack by attempting to mine or blockade the ...

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Sep 15, 2012 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Do these guys have any idea where are troops are around the world? The Keystone Cops... Excerpted from The Washington Times: No U.S. Marines were in Libya when protesters stormed a diplomatic mission in the eastern city of Benghazi and killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans late Tuesday, a senior Obama ...

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Sep 15, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from The Wall Street Journal: The head of Libya's new national congress has blamed al Qaeda-linked militants for planning Tuesday's deadly attack on the U.S. Consulate in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, raising further questions about the motive behind the mayhem that killed four Americans. U.S. officials told The Wall Street Journal on Friday ...

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Sep 15, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Also a very detailed report here on how the attack went down, beat by beat... Excerpted from The Telegraph: Nineteen Taliban attackers armed rocket-propelled grenades, mortars and automatic weapons breached the perimeter of Camp Bastion in a well-planned raid which shocked senior officers. Two American Marines were killed and five aircraft damaged or destroyed five aircraft ...

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Sep 15, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Sep 15, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(AP) -- The U.S. is sending more spies, Marines and drones to Libya, trying to speed the search for those who killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans, but the investigation is complicated by a chaotic security picture in the post-revolutionary country and limited American and Libyan intelligence resources. The CIA has fewer ...

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Sep 15, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(REUTERS) - The Yemen-based branch of al Qaeda urged Muslims to step up protests and kill more U.S. diplomats in Muslim countries after a U.S.-made film mocking the Prophet Mohammad which it said was another chapter in the "crusader wars" against Islam. "Whoever comes across America's ambassadors or emissaries should follow the example of ...

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Sep 14, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from The BBC: The Taliban have told the BBC that they carried out an attack on Nato's Camp Bastion in Afghanistan in revenge for a film mocking Islam. At least two US marines died when militants attacked the perimeter of the huge base in Helmand province. Aircraft and buildings were damaged and Nato says a clearance ...

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Sep 14, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from Fox News: A U.S. official says an elite Marine rapid response team is headed to Sudan in the wake of violence and protests against the embassy in Khartoum. The deployment comes as Sudanese police opened fire on protesters trying to climb the walls of the U.S. Embassy. The Marine unit, known as a fleet ...

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Sep 14, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Sep 14, 2012 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

How convenient, the FBI won't let them. Bullshit. Not all questions about the incident pertain to matters that would affect the investigation, so their refusal to answer any questions is about something else... Excerpted from The Cable: The State Department told reporters Friday afternoon that it won't answer any more questions about the Sept. ...

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Sep 14, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Sep 13, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(LWJ) The leader of the Asaib al Haq, an Iranian-backed Iraqi Shia terror network that was responsible for kidnapping and murdering US soldiers, threatened to attack US interests in Iraq over a video that has angered Islamists and sparked protests in several Muslim nations. The leader, Qais al Qazali, was turned over to the ...

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Sep 13, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from The Los Angeles Times: Expressing anger at the film mocking Muhammad that has triggered protests across the Middle East, roughly 400 young men and women gathered Thursday near the Swiss embassy in Tehran, chanting, “Death to the United States and death to Israel and death to England!” The protests had been called to take ...

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Sep 13, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from The Washington Post: At least an hour before the assault began, a stream of cars was seen moving toward the U.S. Consulate in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi. By late Tuesday evening, as many as 50 heavily armed militants had gathered outside its high walls. They joined protesters outside the consulate who ...

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Sep 13, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from Fox News: A Libyan official said Thursday that the deadly attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi was a planned, two-part operation that included a raid on a supposedly secret safe house -- an account that comports with what a top U.S. lawmaker told Fox News earlier. Wanis al-Sharef, eastern Libya's deputy ...

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Sep 12, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Sep 12, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from Buzz Feed: The bizarre video that has been cited in deadly protests in Egypt and Libya has been disowned by its actors and linked to a mysterious figure — allegedly the manager of a film company — named Nakoula Basseley Nakoula. An AP report suggests that Nakoula may be the "Sam Bacile" who ...

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Sep 12, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Sep 12, 2012 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Lookout: An actress in the movie about the Prophet Muhammad that sparked outrage across the Middle East on Tuesday and Wednesday said she will sue the filmmaker and that the film's script, titled "Desert Warriors," focused on life 2,000 years ago. Cindy Lee Garcia told Gawker that she called the film's writer and ...

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Sep 12, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Headline Photo: Egyptian protesters scaled the walls of the U.S. embassy in Cairo on Tuesday and pulled down the American flag during a demonstration over what they said was a film being produced in the United States that insulted Prophet Mohammad. Egyptian protesters burn the U.S. flag during a demonstration outside the U.S. embassy in Cairo, ...

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Sep 12, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(TIMES OF ISRAEL) The Israeli government on Wednesday accused the White House of lying by denying that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had requested to meet US President Barack Obama later this month in the US. The accusation will likely serve to further escalate diplomatic tensions between the two countries, which have ramped up in recent ...

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Sep 12, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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