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Think Progress � PHOTOS: The $592 Million U.S. Embassy In Iraq
by Shannon at 3:47 pm EDT, Jun 1, 2007

Construction of the U.S. embassy in Iraq, set to open in September, is projected to cost $592 million, with a staff of 1,000 people and operating costs totaling $1.2 billion a year. It will be a 104-acre complex, which is the size of approximately 80 football fields. On May 10, Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) criticized the ballooning size and cost of the embassy in a hearing with Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice:

Hmmm.... Its not quite correct. It's missing the giant bullseye.

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