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US diplomats in Beirut burning classified material amid protests | Fox News

17 Sep

 Too bad they waited so long…what incompetence! Especially after what happened in Libya.

 

US diplomats in Beirut burning classified material amid protests

Published September 17, 2012Associated Press

Diplomats at the U.S. Embassy in Beirut have started to destroy classified material as a security precaution amid anti-American protests in Lebanon and elsewhere in the Middle East and North Africa.

A State Department status report obtained Monday by The Associated Press said the Beirut embassy had “reviewed its emergency procedures and is beginning to destroy classified holdings.” It also said that local Lebanese employees were sent home early due to protests by the militant Shiite group Hezbollah over an anti-Muslim film produced in the U.S.

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