September 13th, 2012
(HigginsBlog) – The United States embassy in Egypt is under attack by Islamic militants following yesterday’s murder of the US Ambassador in Libya
The US embassy in Cairo is currently under attack by what CNN reports are ‘hard core’ protestors following earlier breaches at the embassy.
The attack follows the murder of US Ambassador Stevens at the US embassy in Libya.
President Obama has stated justice will done and has reportedly deployed two warships along with drones to Libya.
There are additional reports that the US is deploying troops to embassies around the world which have all been put on high alert.
For complete background see:
- US Ambassador Killed At Libya Embassy By Terrorists He Helped Put In Power
- US Officials Say Attack In Libya May Have Been Planned
- Was U.S. Ambassador Lynched? Media Caught Lying Again?
- Did the U.S. embassy in Cairo make an apology?
CNN: Protestors Storm US Compounds
Riot police battle protesters in Cairo
Anderson Cooper’s report on the violence earlier:
Here’s another report on the violence at the Egyptian embassy from earlier.
Hillary Clinton on the Rachel Maddow Show:
Al Jazeera reports two US warships are headed toward Libya and only two protestors have been arrested outside the Cairo embassy.
Mitt Romney, remarks in Jacksonville, Fla., Sept. 12, 2012
U.S. Embassy in Cairo, statement, Sept. 11, 2012
PolitiFact, “Obama’s remarks never a true ‘apology,’” March 15, 2010
Associated Press “Egyptians Protest Video, Scale US Embassy Walls,” Sept. 11, 2012
New York Times, “U.S. Suspects Libya Attack Was Planned,” Sept. 12, 2012
Washington Examiner, “The embassy attacks: A timeline,” Sept. 12, 2012
The Atlantic, “Moment by Moment, How a YouTube Clip Snowballed Into MidEast Violence,” Sept. 12, 2012
Slate, “Timeline: The Romney Campaign’s Odd Response to the Embassy Protests,” Sept. 12, 2012
ABC News, “Obama Administration Distances Self From Statement Issued by US Embassy in Cairo,” Sept. 12, 2012
U.S. Embassy in Cairo Twitter feed
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