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An American Embassy with All the Amenities
Key Excerpts from Article on Website of Talk of the Nation (NPR)

Talk of the Nation (NPR), October 4, 2007
Posted: October 19th, 2007

The new U.S. embassy in Baghdad is shaping up to be the largest and most lavish embassy in the world. Tucked inside the heavily fortified Green Zone, the $600-million compound will include grocery stores, a movie theater, tennis courts and a club for social gatherings. In "The Mega Bunker of Baghdad," Vanity Fair reporter William Langewiesche describes the compound and argues that it's not being built for diplomacy.

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