The situation in Iraq continues to deteriorate, and as Islamist militants close in on Baghdad, security is being beefed up at the U.S. Embassy and some staffers are being evacuated:

The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad is an enormous compound:

We’ll have to hope the security reinforcements are enough.

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