Friday, July 30, 2010
State Department Security in Iraq: Who Replaces the Support the Army Provides?
There still remains a lot of detailed planning on who is going to provide the support for over 5,000 State Department employees who will remain in Iraq after most of the troops are gone. The State Department is hoping that the U.S. Army along with private contract firms can provide this support. It will be interesting to see how this all gets worked out. Read a news article that addresses the topic - "Safety burden shifts to State Department after Iraq war", The Washington Times, July 25, 2010.