US Closes 21 Embassies Due to Al-Qaeda Threat… Obama Goes Golfing

Jim Hoft
The Gateway Pundit

The United States is closing 21 embassies across the Muslim World this weekend due to a terror threat by Al-Qaeda…





The article continues at The Gateway Pundit.


RelatedObama Begins Birthday Weekend with Golf Bash

…No girls are invited – this is boys-club-only stuff.

The happy clan will be back at the White House by 2:30 when Obama is scheduled to chopper out to Camp David, where it appears the party will continue into the night.

Hangovers will be slept off. The president is scheduled to return to the White House Sunday, according to the schedule, at a time “TBD.”


Some thoughts at The Ulsterman Report about the guest list.


From the State Department: Worldwide Travel Alert

The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the continued potential for terrorist attacks, particularly in the Middle East and North Africa, and possibly occurring in or emanating from the Arabian Peninsula.  Current information suggests that al-Qa’ida and affiliated organizations continue to plan terrorist attacks both in the region and beyond, and that they may focus efforts to conduct attacks in the period between now and the end of August.  This Travel Alert expires on August 31, 2013…


U.S. Facing Al-Qaida Payback Strike?

The current al-Qaida terrorist plot against U.S. and Western targets is a direct result of U.S.-supported efforts currently underway to purge al-Qaida affiliates from the ranks of the Syrian rebels, according to informed Middle Eastern security sources.

The sources have specific knowledge of the terrorist threat that has prompted a worldwide travel alert and the closure of 22 U.S. embassies.

Those sources said the U.S. has been working with Saudi Arabia, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and other Gulf states to support a U.S.-armed Free Syria Army effort to cleanse al-Qaida affiliates from among the rebel ranks, including al-Nusra and other groups.

For months now the U.S. has reportedly been providing lethal support to the Syrian rebels amid widespread fears the Western weapons could fall into the hands of al-Qaida organizations known to work alongside the Free Syria Army…


Read the whole thing.


Krauthammer on Obama’s Vaunted Outreach to the Islamic World: “There’s No Need to Shut Down U.S. Embassies in Christian Lands” – Video 8/2/13

Here is video of Charles Krauthammer saying the need to shut down U.S. Embassies and Consulates in the “Muslim World” shows Barack Obama’s claim his Presidency would be a new open-hand relationship with Islamic countries – has utterly failed. Krauthammer pointed out you don’t see the U.S. having to shut down embassies in “predominantly Christian lands.”

But, of course, it has NOTHING to do with the “Religion of Peace.”



Update: Dueling Headlines; ‘Al Qaeda has been decimated’ edition


CAJ note: Remember last year when Obama told us, “al Qaeda is on the run” and the war on terror was over? Yeah…so does Doug Giles:





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