US to Order Diplomats to Serve in Iraq
In the largest call-up of U.S. diplomats since the Vietnam War, the State Department is planning to order some of its personnel to serve at the American Embassy in Iraq because of a lack of volunteers.
Full story at ABC News.
Good! Isn’t it the diplomat’s job to serve overseas?
The men and women of our military join up knowing that deployment is part of the deal.
You’d think the Diplomatic Corps, with their shiny Ivy League diplomas, would connect the dots. I guess they’re reluctant to part with their fancy Georgetown townhouses and Beltway cocktail parties.