Iraqi Diplomat Draft?

American Voices ISSUE 43•44 Oct 31, 2007

The State Department has said that it may force Foreign Service staff to serve in the U.S. embassy in Baghdad if they do not get enough volunteers to fill 40-50 vacancies. What do you think?

  • “American diplomats have been forced to work in undesirable postings before. Akron, for one.”

    Philip Kendricks –
    Carpenter's Apprentice

  • “All they need to do is put on some commercials that make it seem that being a diplomat is all about playing paintball and riding in helicopters.”

    Sam Woodson –
    Drill Press Operator

  • “Maybe we could try to make Iraq better. Has that been suggested yet?”

    Betsy Rufin –
    Landscaper