State Department Operations in Iraq

Secretary Rice testified about State Department operations in Iraq. Several members accused Secretary Rice of grossly mismanaging… read more

Secretary Rice testified about State Department operations in Iraq. Several members accused Secretary Rice of grossly mismanaging diplomatic efforts in Iraq and concealing information from Congress, saying that the department had been too lax with armed security contractors, ignored corruption at the highest levels of the Iraqi government and was sloppy in overseeing construction of the costly new U.S. Embassy in Baghdad. As some points she became frustrated, including during a tense exchange with Representative Peter Welch on whether Iraqi Prime Minister al-Maliki was corrupt for his insistence that Cabinet-level corruption investigations first receive his approval. close

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State Department Operations in Iraq

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Program ID:
201755-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 25, 2007
Last Aired:
Oct 28, 2007

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  • Oct 25, 2007 | 10:03am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 25, 2007 | 10:23pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 26, 2007 | 3:52am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 28, 2007 | 10:45am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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