Who’d a thunk it?

Posted: June 10, 2008 in Bush, Cheney
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A BBC investigation estimates that around $23bn (£11.75bn) may have been lost, stolen or just not properly accounted for in Iraq.

For the first time, the extent to which some private contractors have profited from the conflict and rebuilding has been researched by the BBC’s Panorama using US and Iraqi government sources.

A US gagging order is preventing discussion of the allegations.
The order applies to 70 court cases against some of the top US companies.
[Full Story BBC News]

Panorama: Daylight Robbery will be on BBC One at 9pm on Tuesday 10 June 2008.
I doubt it will be shown on ABC, CBS, NBC or FOX anytime soon.
We’ll all be checking out the video feeds on the web tomorrow.

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