By Lynn R. Mitchell
Has the Obama administration refused to give permission for Americans to leave Iraq as militant al-Qaeda forces approach Baghdad? Word is coming from friends in D.C. this afternoon that Americans are in danger and the two Generals have asked the State Department for permission to evacuate.
They have been refused. That is the word from someone with a family member over there.
Over 2,000 Americans are in danger. The Washington Post is reporting that conditions are becoming more and more dangerous (see Iraq disintegrates as insurgents advance; Kurds seize Kirkuk):