Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Baghdad, Iraq (May 15, 2019)

Location:   Nationwide Event:  The U.S. State Department has ordered the departure of non-essential U.S. Government employees from Iraq, both at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and the U.S. Consulate in Erbil. The U.S. government has limited ability to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens in Iraq. Actions to Take: Depart Iraq by commercial transportation as …

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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Baghdad, Iraq (May 12, 2019)

Location:   Baghdad, Iraq Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad advises all U.S. citizens of heightened tensions in Iraq and the requirement to remain vigilant. Actions to Take: Do not travel to Iraq Avoid places known as U.S. citizen gathering points. Keep a low profile Be aware of your surroundings Assistance: U.S. Embassy Baghdad Al-Kindi Street, …

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CDA’s Remarks – Independence Day Event

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness. Chief Judge Adel Abdul-Rasaq, Representatives of Governor Nasrouwi, and Provincial Council Chairman Bazouni, Distinguished members of the Government of Iraq, …

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Independence Day 2017 – CG Welcome Remarks

Thank you, Steve.  Distinguished representatives of the Government, the Provincial Council, the judiciary, the diplomatic corps, and civil society; colleagues; and friends all – thank you for joining us at this celebration of the 241st anniversary of America’s independence.   241 years ago in Philadelphia, 56 patriots put their signatures to our founding document, the …

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