The Putin Payback: Why would we hire a KGB linked security company to do security on the US Embassy?

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    U.S. Hires Company With K.G.B. Link to Guard Moscow Embassy

    When you owe Russia, you owe them hard..

    U.S. Hires Company With K.G.B. Link to Guard Moscow Embassy

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    When President Vladimir V. Putin in July ordered American diplomatic missions in Russia to slash their staff by 755 employees, the State Department said it would need time to assess the “impact of such a limitation and how we will respond to it.”

    Part of that response has now become clear: To make up for the loss of security guards axed in the Russian-mandated staff cuts, Washington has hired a private Russian company that grew out of a security business co-founded by Mr. Putin’s former K.G.B. boss, an 82-year-old veteran spy who spent 25 years planting agents in Western security services and hunting down their operatives.

    Under a $2.8 million no-bid contract awarded by the Office of Acquisitions in Washington, security guards at the American Embassy in Moscow and at consulates in St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg and Vladivostok will be provided by Elite Security Holdings, a company closely linked to the former top K.G.B. figure, Viktor G. Budanov, a retired general who rose through the ranks to become head of Soviet counterintelligence.


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    I guess not only are the US Intel agencies a "joke" but so are the Marines because now logging in visitors will be handled by Russia.


    Here check this out from the article:

    Marines will continue to guard American diplomatic missions, but tasks previously handled by local guards hired directly by the embassy in Moscow, like screening visitors, will be taken over Elite Security employees. Hiring guards directly allowed closer monitoring of their backgrounds, but any Russian working for an American diplomatic mission, no matter how closely screened, is vulnerable to pressure from Russia’s state security apparatus.


     
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    Why would Secretary of State Clinton and her State Department hire an Al Qaeda-associated militia to protect a US compound / a U.S. Ambassador / Americans FROM AL QAEDA?

    And yet they did. Go figure...


    (How'd that whole thing work out again?)
     
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    That's a damned good question. We reaalllyy need to get rid of all of those obummer and shrilary people who infest the State Dept. They are clearly bat poop crazy.
     
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    Thank you! Rachel Maddow had a great segment on this tonight.
     
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    Don't worry about the Russians. Barry said they were no threat in that debate against Romney, remember?!

    :p
     
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    Sounds like you think this is a bad idea. At least thats a good thing
     
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    Ya think?! :p
     
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    Of course it's a bad idea. Like I said the State Dept. is infested with rats. ALL of them need to go.
     
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    Great so the question is why did Rex allow this and why is no one rescinding this bs contract?
     
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    Why did Mueller, Holder, and Barry hide Russian crimes in 2009 and allow the sale of Uranium One?
     
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