Our worst fears concerning the safety our US Marines and our foreign diplomats have been confirmed.  Our Marines in Cairo were shouldering unloaded weapons. This coming after the bombing of the Marine Barracks in Lebanon in 1983, where 241 Americans were murdered and 60 more seriously injured.  The Long Commission found that the deaths we caused, in great part, by orders to the Marines on security duty not to load live ammunition into their rifles and portable rocket launchers. That this painful lesson has not been learned by our Armed Forces and diplomats stationed in the Middle East affirms a dereliction of duty by our Commander-in-Chief and the Joint Chiefs.  These folks are personally responsible for the safety and welfare of our Marines and our diplomatic personnel. They have utterly failed. From an article by Adam Kredo in reliable The Washington Free Beacon we read: U.S. Marines defending the American embassy in Egypt were not permitted by the State Department...(Read Full Post)