Greg Djerejian notices a discrepancy:

"[It was] getting harder and harder to get on that airplane...I want to live in the same city as my husband," - Karen Hughes, explaining her resignation.

"It’s one thing if someone believes in what’s going on over there and volunteers, but it’s another thing to send someone over there on a forced assignment...I’m sorry, but basically that’s a potential death sentence, and you know it," - a foreign service officer at the State Dept Town Hall meeting on Baghdad assignments.

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