This attack comes as al-Qaeda promises more attacks on American, French, and British installations around the world and on the homeland.
U.S. Ambassador Francis Ricciardione told reporters that a Turkish citizen was also wounded in the 1:15 p.m. blast in the Turkish capital.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but both Kurdish rebels and Islamic militants are active in Turkey.
The bomb appeared to have exploded inside the security checkpoint at the side entrance to the embassy, but did not damage the inside of the embassy itself. [snip]
The first of six Patriot missile batteries being deployed to Turkey to protect the country against attack from Syria was just declared operational and placed under NATO command. Others are expected to become operational in the coming days.
(continue reading at AP, hat tip Drudge)
But no big deal, Hillary Clinton is gone, working on her presidential run in 2016, leaving her parting comments:
Whatever happens is John Kerry's problem now.