TITLE

THE $87 BILLION MONEY PIT

AUTHOR(S)
Nordland, Rod; Hirsh, Michael; Caryl, Christian; Dehghanpisheh, Babak; Pejman, Peyman
PUB. DATE
November 2003
SOURCE
Newsweek (Pacific Edition);11/3/2003 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 142 Issue 18, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Assesses the efforts of the United States in rebuilding Iraq. Roles of the U.S. Agency for International Development, and the Coalition Provisional Authority; Consequences of the decision by the Bush presidential administration to sacrifice accountability over speed in the rebuilding program; Allegations against companies such as Bechtel and Halliburton; Role of U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, a long-time critic of nation-building; Reactions by Andrew Natsios, the chief of USAID.
ACCESSION #
11336611

 

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