Skip to comments.Crisis in Kabul: Security at U.S. Embassy in disarray, diplomats at risk
Posted on 07/26/2013 11:50:41 AM PDT by george76
In wake of Benghazi attack, internal probe finds Afghanistan posts vulnerable.
U.S. diplomatic facilities in Afghanistan have serious security lapses that pose unnecessary risk to staff, including poor emergency preparedness and inadequate protections that might allow classified materials to fall into the hands of attacking enemies, according to an internal report that raises fresh questions about the State Departments commitment to safety in the aftermath of the Benghazi tragedy.
The confidential State Department inspector generals report, obtained by The Washington Times under the Freedom of Information Act, directly criticizes the departments Bureau of Diplomatic Security for failing to perform a physical inspection before approving the security plan for the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, which was the target of a brash attack by Taliban insurgents two years ago.
When IG investigators inspected the embassy in Kabul, they found inadequate emergency shelters, food, water rations, medical supplies and backup communication equipment that would be essential to repel or survive an attack, according to the report, which was released to The Times partly redacted for security reasons.
Similar inspections elsewhere found the U.S. diplomatic post in Afghanistans western city of Herat
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These US Diplomats are Obama’s parting gift to the TallyBand
One of the lefts proudest US moments in History is the fall of Saigon with US helicopters evacuating personnel from the roof of the embassy.
The left are eagerly anticipating the sequel from Kabul.
(Of course it’ll be Bush’s fault)
After Benghazi and the Seal helo being shot down do you really think they’ll have helos to evacuate?
Same s--t, different a-holes.
Darn...you beat me to it. First photo that came to mind.
Another proud moment for the USA.
She was really happy until she figured out that it wasn't Tiger Woods.
I’ve posted that photo many times in the past on Afghanistan-related threads, been seeing this coming from a mile away.
Under obama every facet of the US GOVERNMENT is a disaster... an embarrassment... a failure. We have a system of tyranny and failure ruling over us.
As his puppet masters planned