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Posted on 06/15/2014 3:39:08 PM PDT by Star Traveler
The United States has evacuated most of its personnel from the Embassy in Baghdad and dramatically stepped up security for those who remain as thousands of Islamic fighters bear down on Iraq's capital city.
Some 5,500 people work in the massive Embassy complex in the heavily-fortified Green Zone in Baghdad. Many will be airlifted to Amman, Jordan, and others will be sent to consulates in Basra, in the south, and Erbil, in the Kurdish north.
Other workers will remain in Baghdad.
Some 12,000 fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) are marching on Baghdad after quickly capturing Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, last week.
The fighters, who are predominately Sunni Muslims - a large minority in Iraq, then turned south and began baring down on Baghdad, capturing towns along the way.
(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...
Hopefully the combat engineers are placing charges
and little surprises all over the building,
including delayed action massive charges.
It’s what I would do, but then I’m not in Palm Springs.
It’s Iran 1979 all over again.
Shades of 1979 - when are they gonna get Americans as hostages?
I hope they managed to destroy all of the classified material.
The way ISIS is taking land, they could take it all if they wanted to.
People laughed when Biden, in one of his few lucid moments, suggested the same thing. They just said; “Split Iraq three ways? Oh Uncle Joe, stop it! Don’t you have some Selfies you could be snapping?” Iraq should do as they please, but stop involving the rest of the world in your collosal blunderings, that’s all we ask. Same with Afghanistan.
Run America! Run!!
Barack Obama Loves Jesus... NOT
Set em’ up, move em’ out. Lets play war for 60 minutes. It will be a good test against our latest and greatest that these murderers have.
Obviously the Daily Mail weekend editor is not ready for prime time.
Prediction: stalemate. Kurds and Sunnis to the north, and Shiites to the south forming a branch office for Iran and an intolerable situation for Saudi Arabia.
Heck - I hope this does not mess up OBastard’s golf score ...
Is that useless debris they call President still in California?
I’m telling you this is the left wet dream they been working for....they want Baghdad.... to be a recreation of the fall of Saigon, helicopters flying off the roof, the whole nine yards.....it been set up and stage managed by Obama..truth is air strikes on their supply lines would stop them but it will never happen..they WANT IT TO FALL...
You’re right. It should have been dealt in 3 parts. I think the problem was where the oil assets were located.
“they’re on the way to taking over Iraq and splitting the country up ... which is actually what some said we should have done when we were there ... break it up into three parts.”
NO that’s wrong, ISIS is a terrorist Sunni group, not normal Iraqi people. The territories would have just been living places for Sunnis, Shiites, Kurds, to stop the sectarian violence etc....this attack is like Al Quada only worse barbarians...not anything that we talked about when our troops were in Iraq. Oy Vey!
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