Burn Bag: All are watching to see if the Inspector General caves to pressure …

Posted: 1:15 am EDT
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Via Burn Bag:

“OIG inspects NEA post and blasts FO leadership. Retaliations ensue. FO says post is too sexy these days for OIG to print what they found. All are watching to see if IG caves to pressure.”


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OIG: Office of Inspector General
IG: Inspector General
FO: Front Office
NEA:  The Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs (NEA) deals with U.S. foreign policy and U.S. diplomatic relations with Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Palestinian Territories, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen. Regional policy issues that NEA handles include Iraq, Middle East peace, terrorism and weapons of mass destruction, and political and economic reform.

2 responses

  1. Was the report posted and then removed? Or are we waiting to see if it will be posted? Susan

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    • I don’t think this report had been released. I imagine folks are waiting to see what makes it to the final report. We’ll have to wait and see what makes it to the publicly released report. In the case of US Embassy Bolivia, the most sensitive parts related to FO were placed in a classified annex.