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750 Million-Dollar US Embassy In Iraq Will Expand Further

September 20, 2011 by legitgov

750 Million-Dollar US Embassy In Iraq Will Expand Further 16 Sep 2011 U.S. diplomats, military advisers and other officials are planning to fall back to the gargantuan embassy in Baghdad -- a heavily fortified, self-contained compound the size of Vatican City. The embassy compound is by far the largest the world has ever seen, at one and a half square miles, big enough for 94 football fields. It cost three quarters of a billion dollars to build (coming in about $150 million over budget). Inside its high walls, guard towers and machine-gun emplacements lie not just the embassy itself, but more than 20 other buildings, including residential quarters, a gym and swimming pool, commercial facilities, a power station and a water-treatment plant. [Wouldn't a compound this huge -- a record-setting contracting bl*wjob to boot -- be a target for insurgents? Well, since they're cutting Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid for this *lunacy,* every cloud has a silver lining.]

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