Listen Online - Listen on Mobile Radio.com | Mobile App Info

Senator Worries About Iraq Evac

(Las Vegas, NV) — Nevada Senator Dean Heller is worried about the fate of Americans working at the embassy in Baghdad.

Senator Heller tells The Las Vegas Morning News the Embassy in Baghdad is the  largest  American embassy in the world with almost 5,000 workers.

The military situation in Iraq continues to worsen with the ISIS forces taking more territory and heading toward Baghdad.

Senator Heller says he recently attended a closed door meeting on Capitol Hill where he was briefed by military officials. He says the focus was on evacuation plans, when to evacuate and how to get the Americans out safely.

The lawmaker remembers as do many Americans the images of the final days of the Vietnam War and the chaotic scenes at the U.S. Embassy in Saigon.

Comments

One Comment

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Las Vegas

Get Started
Introducing Your New Podcast Network Play.it

Listen Live