Another Embassy Guard SCANDAL, This Time In Baghdad

05/26/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Daniel Schulman Mother Jones

Surely last September's scandal involving the bacchanalian hijinks of ArmorGroup's vodka-butt-shot-taking guards taught the State Department -- and specifically its diplomatic security division -- a major lesson about the perils of loose oversight, right? Perhaps not, according to a recent review of Triple Canopy's $438 million contract to guard the US embassy in Baghdad conducted by the State Department's Inspector General.

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