Target USA

Target USA — Episode 79: The safety of US diplomats around the world is on the line

John Eustace retired from the State Department’s Bureau of Diplomatic Security in late July. On Target USA, he warns that unless the “leadership” wakes up, a tragedy like the one in Benghazi that left a U.S. ambassador and three others dead is going to happen. Money is the issue. The Bureau of Diplomatic Security is being asked to trim its budget at the worst possible time. “The world is on fire, ” Fred Burton, former deputy secretary for counterterrorism at the Diplomatic Security Service, told Target USA, and diplomats are the first line of defense.