embassy closings

Washington closed of its 19 missions in the Middle East and Africa last week following a security alert. In Bahrain and Kuwait
What do you call it when you follow the same strategy for twelve years not only without success, but with negative results? What if time shows that that strategy actually helps the enemy you seek to defeat?
It's a sad day when our government has to shut down our embassies and diplomatic posts in such vast numbers. But it's an equally sad day when nobody really questions or digs beyond the surface into why such extreme actions must be taken.
U.S. officials insisted Tuesday that extraordinary security measures for nearly two dozen diplomatic posts were to thwart
Two officials say a secret message that was intercepted between al-Qaida chief Ayman al-Zawahri and his deputy in Yemen led to the shutdown of U.S. embassies.
"The new tactic allows terrorists to dip ordinary clothing into the liquid to make the clothes themselves into explosives