Forced Iraq Duty Rankles Foreign Service At a town-hall meeting Wednesday in Washington, several hundred Foreign Service officers said they're angry at a decision that would force diplomats to serve in Iraq.
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Forced Iraq Duty Rankles Foreign Service

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Forced Iraq Duty Rankles Foreign Service

Forced Iraq Duty Rankles Foreign Service

Forced Iraq Duty Rankles Foreign Service

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At a town-hall meeting Wednesday in Washington, several hundred Foreign Service officers said they're angry at a decision that would force diplomats to serve in Iraq. Karen DeYoung, senior diplomatic correspondent for the Washington Post, talks with Alex Chadwick talks about why they don't want to go.