Making the Most Of Mesopotamia

Adams, John
March 2008
Bank Technology News;Mar2008, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p13
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the plans of the U.S. government and the private sector to put up a strong, high-technology banking system in Iraq where banks are danger zones. Steve Hanke, professor at Johns Hopkins University, said that there is an interest in modernizing the banking system in Iraq and interest dwells at the highest levels of the U.S. government. One problem is that banks in Iraq are not able to extend much credit and that visiting a bank is considered an open invitation to criminals.


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