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Iraq militants attack Tikrit prison, freeing 90 inmates
BBC News ^ | 09/28/2012

Posted on 09/28/2012 5:19:46 AM PDT by Lacey

Armed militants have attacked a prison in the Iraqi city of Tikrit, killing at least 12 guards and freeing about 90 inmates, officials have told the BBC.

They say a suicide bomber detonated a car bomb at the gates of Tasfirat prison and clashes between militants and security guards followed.

Some of the escaped inmates were reportedly al-Qaeda members.

The prison was later retaken from the gunmen by security forces, reports say. A curfew is now in place in the area.

(Excerpt) Read more at bbc.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Government
KEYWORDS: alqaeda; iraq; iraqprison; iraqwar; obamaforeignpolicy; obamasfault; tasfiratprison; tikrit; warcrimes
Caused by the you-tube video no doubt.
1 posted on 09/28/2012 5:19:51 AM PDT by Lacey
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To: Lacey

Hussein approved this action to atone for the video, felt the apologies didn’t go far enough, needs some more voters.


2 posted on 09/28/2012 5:23:40 AM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: Lacey

What a waste of lives, money, and time the mideast is.


3 posted on 09/28/2012 5:25:34 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Lacey

another obama fail..Losing in Iraq


4 posted on 09/28/2012 5:26:01 AM PDT by dalebert
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To: Lacey

Some people are just not ready for self-government.


5 posted on 09/28/2012 5:26:30 AM PDT by Daveinyork
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To: Lacey

More news in the “nothing to see here” dept. http://www.timesofisrael.com/explosion-rocks-jewish-community-center-in-malmo-sweden/


6 posted on 09/28/2012 5:27:57 AM PDT by Lacey
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To: Lacey

Meanwhile 65% of Jewish voters continue to support 0bama and muslim politics. Keeping the seat warm for the next final solution.


7 posted on 09/28/2012 5:37:25 AM PDT by soycd
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To: Lacey

Memri said this was being called for by a cleric ...it was posted last week.


8 posted on 09/28/2012 5:38:18 AM PDT by HollyB
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To: cripplecreek

Only when you have a succesion of damn fools in the White House, one worse than the one before him.

In the Middle East, as long as Islam is allowed to exist, you can ONLY have one of three governmental alternatives:
Anarchy, Fantical Theocracies, or Military Dictatorships.

Take your pick.

The best alternative is the last as long as the dictator is beneficial to us.

If you expect anything else, you’re a damned fool, but then you have great company - this President and his three predecessors.


10 posted on 09/28/2012 6:02:49 AM PDT by ZULU (See video: http://gatesofvienna.blogspot.com/2012/09/the-first-siege-of-vienna.html)
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To: Lacey
Malmo...positively crawling with rags.

Wonder how you say, "Call the Orkin Man!" in Swedish?
11 posted on 09/28/2012 6:15:19 AM PDT by MarineDad (Wherever mosques and JDAM's meet, civilization benefits greatly.)
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To: dennisw; Cachelot; Nix 2; veronica; Catspaw; knighthawk; Alouette; Optimist; weikel; Lent; GregB; ..
Middle East and terrorism, occasional political and Jewish issues Ping List. High Volume

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12 posted on 09/28/2012 6:16:10 AM PDT by SJackson (none of this suggests there are hostile feelings for the US in Egypt, Victoria Nuland, State Dept)
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To: cripplecreek

You summed it up nicely.


13 posted on 09/28/2012 6:22:33 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (In the game of life, there are no betting limits)
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To: ZULU
This president is different that the predecessors in that he ACTIVELY seeks Islamic theocratic rule of the Middle East. His foreign policies have been decidedly pro-Islamist and helped wage revolution there to usher in fanatical theocracies. He held no pipedreams about Western styled democracies springing up there.
14 posted on 09/28/2012 6:23:37 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Obama likes to claim credit for getting Osama. Why hasn't he tried Khalid Sheikh Mohammed yet?)
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To: a fool in paradise

That’s true. They acted out of stupidity and ignorance.

He acts out of deliberate design - the First Anti-American
(Actually anti-western) President.


15 posted on 09/28/2012 6:30:43 AM PDT by ZULU (See video: http://gatesofvienna.blogspot.com/2012/09/the-first-siege-of-vienna.html)
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To: MarineDad
Wonder how you say, "Call the Orkin Man!" in Swedish?

Ask this guy.


16 posted on 09/28/2012 7:41:15 AM PDT by wastedyears (The First Law of Heavy Metal: Not all metal is satanic.)
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To: Lacey

Thank goodness for the Atlantic and pacific oceans.


17 posted on 09/28/2012 7:55:27 AM PDT by jpsb
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To: Lacey

Their citizens our unable or unwilling to fend for themselves.and we can not afford a never ending war.
I would take the chance and use the big guns but thats just me.


18 posted on 09/28/2012 8:13:42 AM PDT by Leep
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To: Lacey

The video or a negotiation. Let’s see thats 44 terrorists still missing from Iraq prison, 132 could be terrorists from a Mexican prison and 55 terrorists from Club Gitmo. Al Qaeda is getting everything they asked for. Hmmm.


19 posted on 09/28/2012 9:08:04 AM PDT by Ohiobelle
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To: dalebert
another obama fail..Losing in Iraq

We lost Iraq the very moment it turned into a nation building project. The Islamic culture doesn't allow freedom and rights. As well freedom and rights must be earned just as our freedoms and rights were won. There has to be something there to build on. It's not there in that culture as a whole.

Things will not improve in Iraq and we will have once again created a far bigger threat than the one that existed. Our best policy should have been to have gotten Iraq and Iran back to fighting each other and stayed the heck out of it.

20 posted on 09/28/2012 10:32:07 AM PDT by cva66snipe (Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?)
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To: cva66snipe

we need to get out and let them go on killing each other.none of the stuff going on over there is about anything but money


21 posted on 09/28/2012 10:41:47 AM PDT by dalebert
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To: Lacey

They were upset about the latest kitten video on You Tube.


22 posted on 09/28/2012 11:12:03 AM PDT by ElkGroveDan (My tagline is in the shop.)
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To: Lacey
Is this some kind of a al-Qaeda special op force?
23 posted on 09/28/2012 12:18:37 PM PDT by mcleodglen
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To: dalebert

another obama fail..Losing in Iraq


In the view of 0bastard, it’s a win.


24 posted on 09/28/2012 1:06:34 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: mcleodglen
Is this some kind of a al-Qaeda special op force?

No. "Martyr yourself for allah (piss be upon him) and get 72 virgins and we'll handsomely reward your family" is one method.

"Don't martyr yourself and we'll rape your father, mother, sister, brother, wife, and children; kill them, and then rape them again," is another method.

The only thing "special" about it is it works.

25 posted on 09/28/2012 1:35:34 PM PDT by Repeat Offender (Official Romney/GOP-E Platform - We suck less)
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To: Lacey

We were supposed to leave some combat troops in Iraq, but the Dear Reader pulled them all out on a whim. I doubt he cares if Iraq turns into a disaster, but we expended a lot of blood and treasure there.


26 posted on 09/28/2012 2:50:23 PM PDT by popdonnelly (The first priority is get Obama out of the White House.)
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To: cva66snipe
One reason we did well in the Cold War face-off was that we had practitioners of Realpolitik who understood that as one diplomat said, "Sure he's a sonuvabitch but he's our sonuvabitch."

Wilsonian morons like Carter, and the Bushes, thought that our enemies fought by the Marquis of Queensbury rules, and that if we bared our throats or those of our allies, the enemy would be nice. They never tried to set up regimes that would be loyally proAmerican. And we have been paying the price ever since.

27 posted on 09/29/2012 12:51:38 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: hinckley buzzard
Yea that's true. WW2 was the last war our nation fought with the sole intention to win. FDR the socalist he was understood what war required of us. If we had been under Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter, either Bush, Clinton, or current resident we would have lost WW2 I have no doubts in my mind.

Our responses when given to enemies should be like that of Bambino in the Trinity westerns. They hit us once and we knock them into another dimension of existence oblivious to the world around them LOL. Seriously there is no nice in war.

28 posted on 09/29/2012 7:28:43 PM PDT by cva66snipe (Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?)
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To: Lacey

Today, 6 years ago 2 soldiers in my son’s platoon were killed in Al Anbar in Iraq. They gave their lives to establish a footprint of freedom and remove a dictator. Obama actively worked to sabotage their mission and has inflamed the Middle East with his apologetic approach to foreign policy. The media will try to reelect him. We should be impeaching him. The memory of all those sacrifices is being desecrated before our eyes.


29 posted on 09/30/2012 11:12:38 AM PDT by campg
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To: Lacey

Ah! Our friends the Iraqis, freedom-lovers all.


30 posted on 09/30/2012 1:40:43 PM PDT by eater-of-toast ("It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones." --Calvin Coolidge)
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To: Lacey

ISLAM IS THE PROBLEM


31 posted on 09/30/2012 10:46:36 PM PDT by TomasUSMC ( FIGHT LIKE WW2, FINISH LIKE WW2. FIGHT LIKE NAM, FINISH LIKE NAM)
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