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[26 Jan 2015 | One Comment | ]
Edward Snowden’s GCHQ journalists’ intercept threat revelation: How I became a risk to UK security after filing Benghazi FOIAs

This is what the UK’s Foreign Commonwealth Office (FCO), Libya Group, Middle East and North Africa Directorate, wrote me: “Additional resources would be required to deal with what is your fifth substantive [FOIA] request within three months, requiring the diversion of resources away from foreign policy work on such areas as security, counter-terrorism and developing the bilateral relationship with Libya.”

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[20 Jan 2015 | 2 Comments | ]
Egyptians on US Policy: Obama, Clinton and Patterson supported terrorism in Egypt

About month after Morsi was elected, in July 2012, Egyptians were throwing tomatoes and shoes at Secretary Clinton’s motorcade and chanting “Monica.” They also held signs stating that Secretary Clinton was not welcome in Egypt. Neither was US Ambassador Patterson. “It didn’t help Patterson’s standing when she met with senior Brotherhood officials. For some liberal Egyptians, this was seen as nothing less than conspiring with the enemy.”

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[6 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]

“Under the supervision of experts from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, supported by the United Nations, Syrian personnel used cutting torches and angle grinders to destroy or disable a range of items. This included missile warheads, aerial bombs and mixing and filling equipment. The process will continue in the coming days.”

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[9 Sep 2013 | 3 Comments | ]

According to an email obtained under FOIA dated September 12, 2012, 15:06 [3:06 PM] from REDACTED at the Navy’s [Office of Legislative Affairs] hours after the Benghazi attack: “We are now receiving the second level of questions, the first of which is problematic absent some information.”

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[29 Aug 2013 | 10 Comments | ]

“The response time to any emergency is predicated by many factors such as time of day, advance notice or no-notice, current activities, and the locations of off-duty members of the detachments. The MSGs conduct a minimum of two no-notice drills per month, but most detachments conduct more drills than the minimum standard. The MSGs train to respond to protests, mass casualty/bombings, intruders, and fire and bomb threats/searches …”

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[3 Jun 2013 | 2 Comments | ]
War Drums Syria and Iraq: When the Ethnic Cleansing & Religious Persecution Begins

“Yes, ‘Threat Letters’ have been confirmed to exist for a while now. The [United Nations] local staff, for example, were issued with such letters and instructed even to stop collaborating with any U.S. affiliated ventures or programs. These staff stopped working now till the situation is fully assessed. I also understand that the Basra Palace is being shelled almost daily now. Beyond this, it is confirmed that some families wake up in the morning and find threat letters by their door steps and they comply by selling off their property and leaving their places instantly.”