Americans trapped under fire in IRAQ: Evacuation rolls. Obama?

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NEW YORK – A U.S. contractor in Iraq told WND the Iraqi Air Force has begun evacuations from Balad Air Force Base, where 200 American contractors were trapped by the al-Qaida-inspired jihadists who have seized control of two cities and are now threatening Baghdad.

A contractor with Sallyport Global, who asked not to be named, told WND through a Skype instant message that he was transported from Balad to Baghdad and was communicating from a C-130 preparing to take off to Dubai.

He said 300 in total have been evacuated from Balad, about 60 miles north of Baghdad, and another 100 are still awaiting airlift. He said the Iraqi Air Force is trying to evacuate everyone by midnight local time.

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*Updated:  Trying to find if they got them all out.  Nothing yet!  ~~Seano

*Update 2:  One blog tied to military is reporting the Iraqi’s got them out.  Nothing from MSM yet…  ~~Seano

5 Responses to Americans trapped under fire in IRAQ: Evacuation rolls. Obama?

  1. You don’t want me to tell you where he is HE IS PROBABLY LEADING IT!!!!!!!

  2. its his normal response; dont make a decision, leaves town, leave americans in danger. what a commander in chief is he?

  3. Prayers going out that they are all evacuated in time! Meanwhile, Palm Springs is hosting our golf king.

  4. We don’t have a president , we have an empty suit on vacation for 6 years, milking the American people , watching the tv news to find out what is going on in the world, while Biden tries to pull his foot out of his mouth!!!!

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