In the Loop: Baghdad


Posted at 03:33 PM ET, 03/08/2013

McGurk, denied Iraq ambassadorship, may get senior State job, report says

Brent McGurk’s nomination was derailed last year, but he may be landing well.

By Al Kamen  |  03:33 PM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  McGurk, Brett McGurk, Baghdad, Embassy, Iraq, nomination, withdrawn, deputy assistant secretary of state, Iran, Al Kamen, Emily Heile, In the Loop

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/22/2013

John Kerry, a ‘recovering politician’

He’s now backing foreign aid. Back when he was running for president, not such a big fan.

By Al Kamen  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Kerry , Baghdad, George W. Bush, fire houses, foreign aid, Charlottesville, University of Virginia, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 03/15/2012

Brett McGurk to be next Iraq envoy?

A foreign policy adviser for Bush and Obama, Brett McGurk is said to be the leading candidate for ambassador to Iraq.

By Al Kamen  |  11:09 AM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iraq, Baghdad, ambassador, Brett McGurk, McGurk, Jim Jeffrey, Coalition Provisional Authority, President Bush, President Obama, National Security Council, White House, Nouri al-Maliki, Turkey, Senate, confirmation

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 03/06/2012

Baghdad Embassy for sale (Loop contest winners!)

By Al Kamen  |  01:46 PM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  In the Loop, In the Loop contest, Embassy for Sale, Baghdad, Iraq, U.S. Embassy, contest winners, Al Kamen, Emily Heil