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Billions over Baghdad

Discussion in 'U.S. Politics' started by michaelr, Sep 7, 2007.

  1. michaelr

    michaelr Well-Known Member

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    Between April 2003 and June 2004, $12 billion in U.S. currency—much of it belonging to the Iraqi people—was shipped from the Federal Reserve to Baghdad, where it was dispensed by the Coalition Provisional Authority. Some of the cash went to pay for projects and keep ministries afloat, but, incredibly, at least $9 billion has gone missing, unaccounted for, in a frenzy of mismanagement and greed. Following a trail that leads from a safe in one of Saddam's palaces to a house near San Diego, to a P.O. box in the Bahamas, the authors discover just how little anyone cared about how the money was handled.

    Full article here..

    This is a long article, but worth every second. It shows more government deceit and cover ups.

    PS It's been sometime since I have been on this board, I will try to be more active here.
     
  2. Hard Driver

    Hard Driver Well-Known Member

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    I don't see any link to an article.
     
  3. michaelr

    michaelr Well-Known Member

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    Whoops sorry about that and it's there now....
     
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