Monday, June 19, 2006

U.S. Embassy's Downbeat Assessment from Iraq

Someone leaked a cable from the U.S. Embassy in Iraq to the Washington Post:
Hours before President Bush left on a surprise trip last Monday to the Green Zone in Baghdad for an upbeat assessment of the situation there, the U.S. Embassy in Iraq painted a starkly different portrait of increasing danger and hardship faced by its Iraqi employees.
Here's the top of the cable:
It really is sad and much different from the upbeat assessment we got last week from President Bush.

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