U.S. losing situational awareness in Iraq as embassy becomes fortress

July 2012
Geo-Strategy Direct;7/18/2012, p9
The article reports that the U.S. Embassy in Iraq has become increasingly isolated since the military withdrawal in December 2011, with diplomats unable to move around the country as ethnic violence is nearing a point that could erupt into open civil war. It offers information on how the embassy has lost much of its function since the withdrawal, according to analysts and officials.


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