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  • Trump Tweets Surprise Threat To Iran After Latest Attack On Baghdad Embassy

    12/23/2020 4:42:55 PM PST · by blam · 46 replies
    Hedge Accordingly ^ | 12-23-2020 | Tyler Durden
    Trump Tweets Surprise Threat To Iran After Latest Attack On Baghdad Embassy President Trump in a surprise late Wednesday tweet has directly blamed Iran for the Sunday rocket attack on the US Embassy in Baghdad, which according to prior reports involved eight ground-fired rockets targeting the compound. It comes as the USS Georgia nuclear submarine is currently deployed to the Strait of Hormuz in very open signaling that the Pentagon is prepared to react to any possible escalation form the Islamic Republic. Trump cited intelligence chatter in his latest statement on Twitter, saying, “Our embassy in Baghdad got hit Sunday...
  • Experts Predicted Trump's Israel Embassy Move to Jerusalem Would Lead to Violence in 2017. Instead, It Led to Peace in 2020.

    11/14/2020 5:08:43 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 4 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 11/14/2020 | Bryan Preston
    The experts all told us Donald Trump had no chance to win the presidency in 2016. Then he had the audacity to win anyway. The experts all told us Joe Biden would crush Donald Trump in 2020, and that the Democrats would sweep Congress. Reality intervened: Republicans gained in the House, have more than a shot at keeping the Senate, and the presidential election was diabolically close, whatever its ultimate outcome turns out to be. The experts didn’t seem to have a problem with socialism, riots, or “defund the police,” but those are triggering civil war within the Democratic...
  • New Pentagon chief hires adviser who wants quick withdrawal from Afghanistan

    11/11/2020 12:57:38 PM PST · by bitt · 45 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/11/2020 | ellen mitchell
    New acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller has hired a senior adviser who has frequently pressed for the quick removal of U.S. troops in Afghanistan, the Defense Department confirmed on Wednesday. Retired Army Col. Douglas Macgregor “will be serving as a Senior Advisor to the Acting Secretary of Defense. Mr. MacGregor’s decades of military experience will be used to assist in the continued implementation of the President’s national security priorities,” a Pentagon spokesperson told The Hill. Macgregor, a frequent Fox News guest and Trump’s failed pick for U.S. ambassador to Germany, numerous times in the past year has advocated for the...
  • More Illegal Deep State Spying on Trump Team? [Weekly Update]

    09/04/2020 2:42:48 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 16 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | September 4, 2020 | Tom Fitton
    Secret Service Destroyed Records of Alleged Biden Altercation with Agent State Dept Records Show US Embassy in Ukraine Monitored Sean Hannity, Laura Ingraham, Donald Trump Jr., Rudy Giuliani, Journalists and other U.S. Citizens in Potential Violation of Federal Law Secret Service Destroyed Records of Alleged Biden Altercation with Agent There are a number of stories about Joe Biden and women, and Judicial Watch may have uncovered confirmation concerning one of these allegation. That’s why Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security for records that the Secret Service claims to have...
  • More Than 1,000 Canadians March to US Embassy in Ottawa Chanting “We Love Trump” on Canada Day

    07/02/2020 8:02:04 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 07/02/2020 | Joe Hoft
    On Canada Day in Ottawa a group of Trump lovers marched on the US Embassy chanting “We love Trump”. In an exclusive report at the Rair Foundation USA website, a group of Canadians showed their love for President Trump: Today on Canada Day, over 1,500 Canadians gathered in Ottawa on Parliament Hill to express their love of country and opposition to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s rule. The patriotic crowd waiving Canadian and Veteran flags marched from Parliament Hill to the U.S. Embassy. The crowd roared with chants of “Trudeau has got to go” and “I love Trump”. CLICK ABOVE...
  • Second Anniversary of Embassy Move To Jerusalem: Three Reasons It Still Matters Today

    05/12/2020 5:22:00 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies ^ | May 12, 2020 | Robert Jeffress
    Two years ago this Thursday I was honored to deliver the opening prayer at the dedication of the United States Embassy in Jerusalem, a historic event signaling our nation’s recognition of Jerusalem as the true capital of Israel. Although in 1995 Congress had affirmed a desire to move our embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and other U.S. presidents including Barack Obama and George W. Bush had pledged to make the change, it was President Donald Trump who demonstrated the resolve to withstand international criticism to fulfill that promise and energize both his evangelical Christian and Jewish base of supporters....
  • Pentagon Linguist Charged with Exposing U.S. Spies to Hezbollah

    03/04/2020 8:17:15 PM PST · by lowbridge · 33 replies
    National Review ^ | March 4, 2020 | ZACHARY EVANS
    A contractor for the Pentagon has been charged with providing classified U.S. intelligence to a Lebanese national connected with terrorist group Hezbollah, the Justice Department announced on Wednesday. The department alleges Mariam Taha Thompson, 61, began transmitting the classified intelligence around December 30, when Iraqi militiamen stormed the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad. Thompson is a linguist who at the time was working at a U.S. special forces base in Erbil in northern Iraq. The classified “files contained classified national defense information including true names, personal identification data, background information, and photographs of the human sources, as well as operations cables...
  • Man charged with rape of girl, 5, at US embassy complex in Delhi

    02/06/2020 2:38:23 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 16 replies
    Guardian ^ | 02 06 2020 | Staff
    A man has been charged after a five-year-old girl was allegedly raped on the premises of the US embassy in Delhi. The 25-year-old was arrested at the high-security mission in the Indian capital on Sunday after the girl’s family complained of the sexual assault, which allegedly took place on Saturday at the living quarters for local housekeeping staff , the investigating officer, Yogesh Kumar, told AFP on Thursday. Kumar said preliminary medical tests confirmed the girl had been raped. The man was charged under child rape laws, which carry the death penalty. The sprawling diplomatic compound is one of the...
  • 3 rockets hit US Embassy compound in Baghdad, no injuries reported: Sources

    01/26/2020 4:00:11 PM PST · by Libloather · 26 replies
    ABC 'News' ^ | 1/26/20 | Conor Finnegan, Luis Martinez
    The U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad was hit by multiple rockets on Sunday, two U.S. officials told ABC News. This is the first time the compound has been hit directly in years and comes just weeks after pro-Iranian militia members and their supporters assaulted the compound in Iraq. Rocket attacks on the Green Zone are very common. Last week three rockets were fired into Baghdad's Green Zone, the heavily fortified area of the capital that houses the embassy, government buildings and U.S. service members. Iraqi officials said Monday that there were no injuries. Both U.S. officials told ABC News that...
  • Trump tells Fox News' Laura Ingraham 'four embassies' were targeted in imminent threat from Iran

    01/10/2020 11:47:20 AM PST · by jazusamo · 62 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 10, 2020 | Alex Pappas
    President Trump told Fox News’ Laura Ingraham in an interview that the imminent threat from Iran that provoked the United States to kill Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani involved planned attacks on four US embassies. Asked specifically what was targeted, Trump revealed: “We will tell you that probably it was going to be the embassy in Baghdad.” Pressed on whether large-scale attacks were planned for other embassies, the president said: “I can reveal that I believe it probably would’ve been four embassies.” The exclusive interview with the president will air Friday night...
  • These Media Posts will serve as notification to the United States Congress that should Iran strike any U.S. person or target, the United States will quickly & fully strike back, & perhaps in a disproportionate manner....

    01/05/2020 12:42:20 PM PST · by RummyChick · 125 replies
    Twitter ^ | 1/5/2020 | Donald Trump
    Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump These Media Posts will serve as notification to the United States Congress that should Iran strike any U.S. person or target, the United States will quickly & fully strike back, & perhaps in a disproportionate manner. Such legal notice is not required, but is given nevertheless! 3:25 PM · Jan 5, 2020·Twitter for iPhone
  • FLASHBACK: Israel Planned to Kill Soleimani

    01/04/2020 10:27:59 AM PST · by Kaslin · 23 replies ^ | January 4, 2020 | Beth Bauman
    President Donald Trump gave the order to kill Iran's Quds Force leader Qasem Soleimani a few days ago following a Hazbollah mob's attacks on the United States' embassy in Baghdad. Now that Soleimani is dead, we're learning that this isn't the first opportunity a nation has had to kill the Iranian terrorist. According to a January 2018 report from the Israel newspaper Haaretz, leaders in Israel were prepared to kill Soleimani back in 2015 but the Obama administration put an end to the plan. Just as Israel was "on the verge" of killing Soleimani, the Obama administration alerted Iranian officials...
  • On Soleimani, NBC's Engel Gives Joy Reid the 'Wrong' Answers!

    01/04/2020 11:12:00 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 49 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Joy Reid was apparently unaware of the old lawyers' rule: never ask a witness a question to which you don't know the answer! Because on her MSNBC show this morning, Reid asked NBC News chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel questions regarding the strike on Soleimani . . . and got answers that must have horrified her! Reid first asked if there was any evidence that Soleimani was in Iraq to plan an attack. Engel responded that whereas there was no information concerning a specific attack, planning attacks is what Soleimani did. Moreover, the fact that he was meeting with Shiite...
  • BREAKING: Multiple Rockets Hit Fortified Green Zone Near U.S. Embassy in Baghdad

    01/04/2020 10:39:46 AM PST · by jazusamo · 91 replies ^ | January 4, 2020 | Beth Baumann
    As the funeral for Qasem Soleimani began Saturday, two blasts were heard throughout Baghdad. It turns out that a rocket attack took place on the heavily fortified Green Zone which houses the United States embassy, The Jerusalem Post reported. According to Reuters , the Iraqi military revealed that the rockets also fell in the city's Jadriya neighborhood and the Balad air base, which houses American troops. “Several rockets targeting Celebration Square and the Jadriya area in Baghdad, and the Balad air base in Salahuddin province, with no loss of life. Further details to come,” the Iraqi military said in a...
  • Several vehicles hit in airstrike north of Baghdad; at least 6 dead - (NEW)

    01/03/2020 3:16:43 PM PST · by janetjanet998 · 377 replies
    BREAKING: "Unconfirmed report that Qais Khazali, one of the people the US named as responsible for storming of US Embassy in Baghdad, has been killed in new Baghdad airstrike"
  • This is not a warning; it is a threat: Democrats try to equate Benghazi with latest attacks on US Embassy in Iraq

    01/02/2020 9:10:37 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/02/2020 | Dave Ball
    Liberals, and Democrats in particular, are great at creating false equivalencies. Their latest attempt at this is to equate the heinous 2012 attack on U.S. facilities in Benghazi, Libya and the feckless response of Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama with the recent attack on the U.S. embassy in Baghdad and President Trump's no-nonsense response. Without replaying the whole sordid Benghazi event, suffice it to say that a coordinated, orchestrated, and deadly attack against two U.S. facilities in Benghazi claimed the lives of four U.S. personnel, including a U.S. ambassador. The response before, during, and after the attack was shameful. No...
  • Iraqi protesters withdraw from perimeter of U.S. Embassy, building now secured

    01/01/2020 4:59:59 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 34 replies
    NBC News ^ | 01/01/2020 | Saphora Smith
    Iraqi protesters withdrew from the perimeter of the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad on the second day of demonstrations against deadly U.S. airstrikes last weekend, U.S. officials said. "All protesters withdrew from the area in front of the US embassy and left the Green Zone. The embassy is now completely surrounded and secured by security forces," the Joint Operation Command said Wednesday. On Wednesday, 250 to 300 protesters gathered outside the compound walls, where Iraqi security forces had also assembled to protect the integrity of the embassy, a senior Iraqi security official told NBC News on condition of anonymity. Video...
  • WATCH: Pompeo Makes It Very Clear America Won't Back Down to Terrorists' Demands

    01/01/2020 11:03:45 AM PST · by jazusamo · 13 replies ^ | January 1, 2020 | Beth Baumann
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday night discussed the attacks on the United States' embassy in Baghdad with Fox News' Mike Emanuel. According to Pompeo, those who carried out the attacks are terrorists that are backed by the Islamic Republic of Iran. "Well, what you say was Iranian-backed terrorists. Many of them are individuals that have been designated terrorists by the United States and others, coming to the American embassy and posing a risk to the American diplomats and personnel inside the embassy," Pompeo explained. "You saw President Trump direct a quick, decisive, prudent response by making sure that...
  • Trump threatens Iran over embassy incident, which he calls the 'Anti-Benghazi'

    12/31/2019 3:17:01 PM PST · by robowombat · 29 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/31/19 04:49 PM EST | BRETT SAMUELS
    Trump threatens Iran over embassy incident, which he calls the 'Anti-Benghazi' BY BRETT SAMUELS - 12/31/19 04:49 PM EST President Trump threatened Iran after demonstrators, including members of an Iranian-backed militia, breached the walls of the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad on Tuesday. "Iran will be held fully responsible for lives lost, or damage incurred, at any of our facilities," Trump tweeted. "They will pay a very BIG PRICE! This is not a Warning, it is a Threat. Happy New Year!" Trump declared that the embassy in Iraq was safe thanks to the deployment of U.S. military resources and a...
  • Iranian Militia Leader Leading Iraq U.S. Embassy Raid Listed As Obama White House Guest

    12/31/2019 1:14:41 PM PST · by blam · 50 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12-31-2019 | Lucas Nolan
    Iranian militia leader Hadi al-Amiri, one of several identified as leading an attack on the U.S. embassy in Baghdad on Tuesday, reportedly visited the White House in 2011 during the presidency of Barack Obama. On Tuesday, a mob in Baghdad attacked the U.S. embassy in retaliation against last weekend’s U.S. airstrikes against the Iran-backed Shiite militia Kataib Hezbollah (KH), responsible for killing an American civilian contractor. KH is one of a number of pro-Iran militias that make up the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF/PMU), which legally became a wing of the Iraqi military after fighting the Sunni Islamic State terrorist group....