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U.S. To Slash Iraq Embassy By Two-Thirds

Agence France Presse | | Posted 05.19.2013 | World

The US mission in Iraq -- the biggest in the world -- will slash its numbers by two-thirds by the end of this year from its peak figure of over 16,000...

Man Argues Iran Killed His 91-Year-Old D.C. Socialite Wife

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.18.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The German man authorities say killed his 91-year-old Georgetown socialite wife says her death was the result of an Iranian plot. Al...

Georgetown Murder Suspect Disputes U.S. Claims He Has Fake Iraqi Ties

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.03.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The German-born Georgetown man charged with the murder of his 91-year-old socialite wife is claiming that his affiliation with the Iraqi...

Another Embassy Guard SCANDAL, This Time In Baghdad

Mother Jones | Daniel Schulman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Surely last September's scandal involving the bacchanalian hijinks of ArmorGroup's vodka-butt-shot-taking guards taught the State Department -- and sp...

U.S. Embassy In Baghdad Plans To Double In Size

The Cable | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad is planning to double its ranks as it takes over a host of missions for the military there, according to America's No. 2 d...

You Know It's Time to Leave Iraq When...

Doug Bandow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Doug Bandow

Will Iraq "fail" if America leaves? Perhaps so, but there's no reason to believe that a continued U.S. presence can prevent failure.

Cost Of Embassy In Iraq To Rise

Washington Post | Ernesto Londoño | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The cost of running the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad is projected to rise in the coming years as the world's largest diplomatic mission weans itself from t...

Super-Embassies and How the United States Chooses Security Over Aid

Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Allison Kilkenny

Students of history must realize that building mega-embassies siphons aid away from areas that could potentially help stabilize Islamabad and the Middle East.

GOP Loyalist Says State Department Brought "Worst Of America" To Iraq

ABC News | Jonathan Karl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a confidential memo, a long-time Republican operative who has served in the U.S. embassy in Baghad for the past year says the State Department's ef...