From: Emperor Wonko the Sane <d...@sorensensdomain.net>
Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2012 08:16:09 -0800 (PST)
Local: Fri, Nov 16 2012 11:16 am
Subject: Re: John McCain is not making his case very well
On Thursday, November 15, 2012 9:23:45 PM UTC-6, Eric Ramon wrote:I see. In which of those incidents did the government have specific requests for more security and the obvious concern about the anniversary of 9/11?
> On Nov 15, 6:49 pm, "Con Reeder, unhyphenated American"
> <consta...@duxmail.com> wrote:
> > On 2012-11-16, Michael <michaeldwils...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > As well he should explode. It's the President, not him, who
> > should be held accountable. It's dereliction of duty all
> > the way around -- the press, the President, SecState, all
> > the way down the line. And the reporter tries to make it
> > about McCain.
> > Dereliction of duty is a crime. And this administration
> > is guilty of it.
> > --
> > An amateur practices until he gets it right. A pro
> > practices until he can't get it wrong. -- unknown
> you know this list, right?
> 2002 - June 14, Karachi, Pakistan: bomb explodes outside American
> consulate in Karachi, Pakistan, killing 12. Linked to al-Qaeda.
> 2003 - May 12, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: suicide bombers kill 34,
> including 8 Americans, at housing compounds for Westerners. Al-Qaeda
> 2004 - May 29–31, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: terrorists attack the offices
> of a Saudi oil company in Khobar, Saudi Arabia, take foreign oil
> workers hostage in a nearby residential compound, leaving 22 people
> dead including 1 American.
> June 11–19, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: terrorists kidnap and execute Paul
> Johnson Jr., an American, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 2 other Americans
> and BBC cameraman killed by gun attacks.
> Dec. 6, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia: terrorists storm the U.S. consulate,
> killing 5 consulate employees. 4 terrorists were killed by Saudi
> 2006 - Sept. 13, Damascus, Syria: an attack by four gunman on the
> American embassy is foiled.
> 2007 - Jan. 12, Athens, Greece: the U.S. embassy is fired on by an
> anti-tank missile causing damage but no injuries.
> 2008 - May 26, Iraq: a suicide bomber on a motorcycle kills six U.S.
> soldiers and wounds 18 others in Tarmiya.
> June 24, Iraq: a suicide bomber kills at least 20 people, including
> three U.S. Marines, at a meeting between sheiks and Americans in
> Karmah, a town west of Baghdad.
> June 12, Afghanistan: four American servicemen are killed when a
> roadside bomb explodes near a U.S. military vehicle in Farah Province.
> July 13, Afghanistan: nine U.S.soldiers and at least 15 NATO troops
> die when Taliban militants boldly attack an American base in Kunar
> Province, which borders Pakistan. It's the most deadly against U.S.
> troops in three years.
> Aug. 18 and 19, Afghanistan: as many as 15 suicide bombers backed by
> about 30 militants attack a U.S. military base, Camp Salerno, in
> Bamiyan. Fighting between U.S. troops and members of the Taliban rages
> overnight. No U.S. troops are killed.
> Sept. 16, Yemen: a car bomb and a rocket strike the U.S. embassy in
> Yemen as staff arrived to work, killing 16 people, including 4
> civilians. At least 25 suspected al-Qaeda militants are arrested for
> the attack.
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