EXCLUSIVE: US Diplomats Consider Filing 'Dissent' Over Immigration Ban

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It cannot be good at all when foreign nations see Trump's order as an Attack On Islam.

Attacking a religion and/or the mere perception of that is something to be very wary of and the consequences it could bring by those who are very upset and angry. Some U.S. Diplomats are now in the process of formally complaining about that and it can only serve as a great embarrassment to the White House.








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EXCLUSIVE: US Diplomats Consider Filing 'Dissent' Over Immigration Ban - ABC News
By Mike Levine

"Dozens of Foreign Service officers and other career diplomats stationed around the world are so concerned about President Donald Trump's new executive order restricting Syrian refugees and other immigrants from entering the United States that they are contemplating taking the rare step of sending a formal objection to senior State Department officials in Washington."
"The governments of those largely Muslim countries see the White House move as an attack on Islam. By “alienating” such allies, the U.S. government will lose access to valuable intelligence and counterterrorism resources, the draft said."
"This ban ... will not achieve its stated aim to protect the American people from terrorist attacks by foreign nationals admitted to the United States,” warned one early draft reviewed by ABC News."
 
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Who cares what foreign nations think. They need to worry about their own countries. Oh and "consider"is not the same thing as "in the process". So which is it? How about some names or is this just more sources say kind of crap?
 

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Who cares what foreign nations think. They need to worry about their own countries. Oh and "consider"is not the same thing as "in the process". So which is it? How about some names or is this just more sources say kind of crap?
you seem confused about the word "diplomat".
 
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Who cares what foreign nations think. They need to worry about their own countries. Oh and "consider"is not the same thing as "in the process". So which is it? How about some names or is this just more sources say kind of crap?
LOL...

 
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Who cares what foreign nations think. They need to worry about their own countries. Oh and "consider"is not the same thing as "in the process". So which is it? How about some names or is this just more sources say kind of crap?
This objection wouldn't come from foreign nations — the precedent is straightforward. If a foreign nation objects to U.S. policy, it will send a note. If it is outraged by U.S. policy, our ambassador to that country will be summoned and dressed down by their government.

This is a petition that is circulating among AMERICAN Foggy Bottom employees and appointees stationed around the world. If they sign this thing, they will almost certainly be recalled and will probably be fired, if they don't resign. The point of signing it would be to say "I'm willing to give up the job, perhaps a job I've held for my entire career, to object officially to this policy." It'd be a severe punch in the gut to Trump.
 
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This objection wouldn't come from foreign nations — the precedent is straightforward. If a foreign nation objects to U.S. policy, it will send a note. If it is outraged by U.S. policy, our ambassador to that country will be summoned and dressed down by their government.

This is a petition that is circulating among AMERICAN Foggy Bottom employees and appointees stationed around the world. If they sign this thing, they will almost certainly be recalled and will probably be fired, if they don't resign. The point of signing it would be to say "I'm willing to give up the job, perhaps a job I've held for my entire career, to object officially to this policy." It'd be a severe punch in the gut to Trump.
Then what Trump has been saying about listening to those on his Cabinet and other high places having a differing opinion was just talk. If he can't take criticism well as with this matter and has to resort to ending the career of those who oppose him then all of what he has been telling us is in serious doubt.
 

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The pressure is mounting. From all quarters.
We'll see if the signed objection actually manifests. If it does, it would be nothing less than the most devastating rebellion among Executive Branch personnel since Nixon. Trump would have no choice but to walk on eggshells from a governing perspective from that moment forward, knowing that the people who will be carrying out his orders have an example of public disloyalty and dissent to follow. But we should wait until the shoe fully drops, and see which names are on it.