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State Department security officials weren't notified of 'imminent' threats to US embassies

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Washington (CNN)State Department officials involved in US embassy security were not made aware of imminent threats to four specific US embassies, two State Department officials tell CNN, further undermining President Donald Trump's claims that the top Iranian general he ordered killed earlier this month posed an imminent threat to the diplomatic outposts.

Without knowledge of any alleged threats, the State Department didn't issue warnings about specific dangers to any US embassy before the administration targeted Qasem Soleimani, Iran's second most powerful official, according to the sources.
The State Department sent a global warning to all US embassies before the strike occurred, a senior State Department official said and the department spokesperson confirmed, but it was not directed at specific embassies and did not warn of an imminent attack.
State Department security officials weren't notified of 'imminent' threats to US embassies - CNNPolitics

Someone is lying...
 

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The president doesn't answer to the state department, so what if they weren't notified.
You are saying that it's perfectly fine by you that the president doesn't notify an embassy that they have information that an attack is imminent?

Do you understand what you're saying here??
 

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The president doesn't answer to the state department, so what if they weren't notified.
So they were in imminent danger and he didn't give a **** enough to warn them.
 

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You are saying that it's perfectly fine by you that the president doesn't notify an embassy that they have information that an attack is imminent?

Do you understand what you're saying here??

You’ve been here long enough.......
 

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You are saying that it's perfectly fine by you that the president doesn't notify an embassy that they have information that an attack is imminent?

Do you understand what you're saying here??
The threat has been neutralized, what difference does it make?

There was a threat and Trump reacted to the threat. Better than some folks can say. Ain't that right?
 

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So they were in imminent danger and he didn't give a **** enough to warn them.
The threat has been destroyed. What part of that don't you understand?
 

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The threat has been neutralized, what difference does it make?

There was a threat and Trump reacted to the threat. Better than some folks can say. Ain't that right?
A mob storms our embassy and every Democrat on this forum is A-OK with that, just like they were ok with Benghazi and ok with Iran seizing our embassy when Carter was president. There is NO attack against the USA and Americans the new anti-American fascist Democratic Party doesn't approve of.
 

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So they were in imminent danger and he didn't give a **** enough to warn them.
BUT you DEMAND our embassies be fully open to attack and even supported the House Democrats passing a resolution that the Iran military can engage in any attack of any kind against Americans and the USA with immunity and defense outlawed.
Really, you're just FURIOUS that Iran did not succeed this time, aren't you? The President authorized immediate military action. In your messages what you really hate that he didn't instead do nothing but send memos telling our embassies "you're on your own" - ordering our military to stand down like Obama exactly did.
 

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The threat has been destroyed. What part of that don't you understand?
What part of not warning people at the embassies that they're in imminent danger do you not understand?
 

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Someone may have missed the fact that the US embassy in Baghdad had been attacked by protestors who entered and then set fire to the reception annex. 4 days prior to that attack the same group launched a rocket attack against US assets in the region, killing one American. The threat against our embassy was quite real and quite imminent.
 

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The threat has been neutralized, what difference does it make?

There was a threat and Trump reacted to the threat. Better than some folks can say. Ain't that right?
There was no threat
 

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The threat has been neutralized, what difference does it make?

There was a threat and Trump reacted to the threat. Better than some folks can say. Ain't that right?
If you killed Bin Laden a week before 9/11, would 9/11 still have happened and should you warn the airlines and the military etc?

Of course. If there is actual information that the embassy is to be attacked they should be notified.
 

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The threat has been destroyed. What part of that don't you understand?
It has? Iran has stopped operations in the area?
 

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Someone may have missed the fact that the US embassy in Baghdad had been attacked by protestors who entered and then set fire to the reception annex. 4 days prior to that attack the same group launched a rocket attack against US assets in the region, killing one American. The threat against our embassy was quite real and quite imminent.
4 embassies..not one that was already attacked..context...use it..
 

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The threat has been neutralized, what difference does it make?

There was a threat and Trump reacted to the threat. Better than some folks can say. Ain't that right?
oh so Soleimani was actually going to carry out the attacks himself. got it.
 

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