Wednesday, November 03, 2010

Just Like It's Other Colony Iraq, Empire Is Never Leaving Poppystan

US to spend 500 million dollars on embassy in Afghanistan

"KABUL — The United States is bolstering its presence in Afghanistan with a 500 million dollar expansion of its Kabul embassy and the construction of two consulates, it announced Wednesday.

Washington's Kabul embassy is already its biggest in the world, with about 1,100 employees, projected to rise to 1,200 by the end of the year, officials said.

Hundreds have arrived over the course of this year as part of a "civilian surge" bringing development experts into the country to compliment the military effort already in its 10th year."

..."once construction gets underway more than 1,500 Afghan workers will be employed through the completion of the project in summer 2014".

The embassy project includes an office building with 302 desks, two apartment buildings with 433 beds and a parking garage with capacity for 300 vehicles, it said."


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