Skip to comments.Rock-throwing Iraqi militias quit U.S. Embassy after protests
Posted on 01/01/2020 4:02:30 PM PST by mdittmar
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Supporters of Iranian-backed Iraqi paramilitary groups who stormed the U.S. Embassys perimeter and hurled rocks in two days of protests withdrew on Wednesday after Washington dispatched extra troops and threatened reprisals against Tehran.
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ROCK CONTROL NOW! Rocks friggin’ hurt. And, they can kill you as well. The “They were just throwing rocks!” line is BS. Ask Goliath. :-)
Should have dropped a few JDAMs on Tehran.
There are a dozen addresses in Washington DC and Tel Aviv that you'd have to hit with JDAMs to put a stop to the riots in Iraq, not anything in Tehran.
Reuters is incorrect here, these are not “Supporters of Iranian-backed Iraqi paramilitary groups”, they ARE paramilitary groups, and if the opportunity presented itself, they would have seized the embassy.
I predicted this yesterday, when the additional embassy reinforcements were announced:
“My guess is the protesters with ties to Iran backed militias will probable bail, as they dont want to be captured, interrogated and imprisoned.”
I think Graham mention something about Irans oil refineries caught the Iranians attention.
I suspect these theatrics were more of a Soros encouraged New Years news grabber than an purely Iranian strategy thing.
Protestors with AKM’s.
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