New Embassy in Iraq a White ElephantQuicklink submitted by Russ Wellen Permalink
|'The new American Embassy in Baghdad will be the largest, least welcoming, and most lavish embassy in the world: a $600 million massively fortified compound with 619 blast-resistant apartments and a food court fit for a shopping mall,' writes William Langewiesche at Vanity Fair. 'Unfortunately, like other similarly constructed U.S. Embassies, it may already be obsolete.'|
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