McKenzie's comments came after President Joe Biden ordered a full withdrawal of all American troops from Afghanistan by September 11, ending 20 years of U.S. involvement in the country.
The U.S. embassy in Baghdad, Iraq, is regularly targeted by Iranian-backed militias but Tehran denied responsibility for Sunday's rocket barrage.
The unnamed employee died in hospital after being found unconscious by a railroad near the American embassy in the Ukrainian capital.
The BLM banner was removed after being displayed for just two days.
In London's famous Trafalgar Square, protesters on Saturday kneeled as they chanted Floyd's name and slogans including "No justice, no peace!"
In a Tuesday tweet, Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper confirmed the deployment of 750 soldiers to Iraq following the round of protests at the U.S. Embassy on Sunday.
In a series of tweets posted Tuesday afternoon, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard has declared that President Trump's "impulsive" foreign policy lies behind the attack on America's Baghdad embassy.
"The U.S. Embassy in Iraq is, & has been for hours, SAFE!" the president tweeted.
This week marks the 40th anniversary of the storming of the U.S. embassy in Tehran, an event that marked the start of a decades-long stand off between Washington and Iran.
"When it comes to the American flagpole and American embassies and capitals around the world, having the one American flag fly is the right decision," Pence said.
Find out which U.S. embassies have decided to proudly display the rainbow pride flag in honor of Pride Month.
One man was arrested Tuesday afternoon after an apparent explosive device detonated outside the embassy compound.
The president's initial estimate was $250,000, but the project has cost more than $20 million so far.
"Flights are canceled today, and the airport has limited food and water available," the embassy's notice states.
The man shouted to the embassy for help as he was arrested, local media reported.
From Bruce Springsteen records to pirate-repelling acoustic devices, sonic weapons have a long military history. But they have very different effects than those reported in China and Cuba.
Getty Images photographer Spencer Platt recently returned from Gaza, where he captured not only the combat, but the human element of a conflict that has raged on for decades.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro ordered Chargé d'Affaires Todd Robinson and his deputy, Brian Naranjo, out of the country.
"A U.S. government employee in China recently reported subtle and vague, but abnormal, sensations of sound and pressure," the official warning said.
The Justice Seekers Student Movement said the "illegal" building must be destroyed.
The day marks the exodus of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians from Israel after the country was founded in May 1948.
Jeffress led a prayer at the event marking the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem.
Palestinians will mark Nakba Day today, following the violence that left 58 demonstrators dead on Monday.
A White House spokesman told skeptical reporters that blaming Israel for Palestinian deaths was "a propaganda attempt" by Hamas.
White House advisers blessed by Sephardic Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef, known for his controversial comments on black people, non-Jews and women.
Robert Jeffress has made controversial comments about Judaism, Islam, Mormonism and homosexuality.