TITLE

Iraq: New U.S. Plan Emphasizes Work for Local Firms

PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
ENR: Engineering News-Record;2/5/2007, Vol. 258 Issue 5, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the revised Iraq reconstruction plan of the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush, which shifted about 80 percent of U.S.-funded work to Iraqi firms. According to David M. Satterfield, Department of State coordinator for Iraq, the U.S. is getting out of the reconstruction business in Iraq. A main emphasis of the revised plan is Provincial Reconstruction Teams, the groups led by the State Department which provide small loans and other assistance to create jobs.
ACCESSION #
24020644

 

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