A month ago, when Obama was desperate for some distraction from the torrent of scandals plaguing his administration, he ordered the evacuation of countless US embassies around the world. In the meantime, Syria happened. And now, that the Syria conflict appears it may not get the required congressional approval, it is back to Plan A again.
BREAKING: U.S. orders diplomats to leave Lebanon as Congress debates Syria military strikes— The Associated Press (@AP) September 6, 2013
MORE: State Department orders nonessential U.S. diplomats to leave Lebanon due to security concerns: http://t.co/205z7j8TiN -JM— The Associated Press (@AP) September 6, 2013
Expect many more regional embassies to get their "evacuation orders" shortly as the distraction frenzy hits an extreme once again.