US diplomats add a moat to their expenses at $1bn London embassy

Design for the new US Embassy in London

A model of the US Embassy in Battersea, complete with moat 30m wide and rolling parkland

Catherine Philp, Diplomatic Correspondent

The United States has unveiled plans for its new $1 billion high-security embassy in London ā€” the most expensive it has ever built

Read more: Times Online


February 24, 2010 - Posted by | Uncategorized | ,

1 Comment »

  1. Call me crazy, but I thought we were in the middle of a serious recession with deficits up the wazoo. Why are we spending anymore than a dime at an embassy anywhere?

    Comment by MTR | February 24, 2010 | Reply

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