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Waxman: Baghdad embassy seeing ‘critical’ problems.

By Satyam Khanna on February 29, 2008 at 3:46 pm

"Waxman: Baghdad embassy seeing ‘critical’ problems."

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The U.S. embassy in Baghdad remains plagued by”major deficiencies in the infrastructure,” according to a letter to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice from the House Oversight Committee. The finding raises “questions” about the State Department’s December decision to certify that the embassy compound was “substantially complete.” Waxman plans to subpoena Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte if the department does not provide documents related to the embassy’s construction.

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