Marines Without Ammo in Cairo Embassy. “Let the Jarheads Take the Hit!”
Adopting the policy of tactical genius P. X. Kelley, the Marine Corps’ Commandant at the time of the Lebanon suicide bombing in 1983, the American Ambassador in Cairo refused to let the Marines have access to ammo. General Kelley did not let the sentries carry loaded rifles, because they might accidentally shoot someone. But he did allow them to carry ammunition in their belts, so they could load up if attacked, which they did not have time to do. Ambassador Anne Patterson took it one stage beyond General Kelley.
Evidence that this was official policy is strong: senior U.S. officials have declined to comment. If it was not official policy, they would say so.
AMBASSADOR PATTERSON SHOULD BE TRIED AND CONVICTED OF TREASON AND THEN BE PUBLICLY SHOT.
Command of the Marine Detachments protecting embassies should not be required to take orders from ANYONE that is part of the State Department. Protection of embassies should be the sole responsibility of the Marine Corp. The Marine Corp should set all policies and procedures for embassy security, including the right to use deadly force against anyone that looks like they are trying to breach embassy security.
Any Marine should have the authority to overrule the Secretary of State when it comes to embassy security.
Another example of u-bam-a incompetence.
Every veteran should vote for romney to show u-bam-a the reality of being an American. They should also protect against u-bam-a and the State Department.
The facts no one wants to read.
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