Rustmann: US Should Shoot Anyone Who Climbs Over Walls of American Embassies
Egyptian protesters in Cairo on September 11, 2012 stand on the U.S. embassy wall after they breached the embassy compound and tore down the American flag. (AFP/Getty Images)
September 27, 2012
| Security
| Middle East and North Africa
In a new LIGNET interview, Fred Rustmann, a former member of the CIA’s elite senior intelligence service, expressed his outrage at the failure of host countries to protect American diplomatic compounds in Cairo, Benghazi, and Tunis and recommended the United States be prepared to defend its embassies by making it clear it will shoot anyone who climbs over its embassy walls. Rustmann also said the attack on the U.S. embassy in Cairo is an indication that a fundamental shift in U.S. policy toward Egypt and the Middle East is necessary.
In light of the recent attacks on the U.S. embassies in Cairo, Tunisia, and Yemen and the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, Fred Rustmann told journalist John Bachman this week that U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton must make clear that the United States will not stand for another attack on American embassies. He said it is crucial to not appease foreign governments on this point. Rustmann also raised concerns about the escape plan from the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, which is designed to protect the lives of U.S. diplomats and is supposed to be highly classified.
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