Nobody doubts that the US has a responsibility to rebuild Iraq, but US taxpayers are paying six times more than Iraqis, while Iraq banks draw new wealth from rising oil prices. We hear about public—and private—investment. Is money to be made on amusement parks? Also, NATO scolds Russia while pledging to help Georgia rebuild, and a veteran of Olympic sports coverage talks about the most exciting moments so far in Beijing—and what's to come.
Dollars or Dinars: Who Should Pay for Iraq Reconstruction?
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NATO Scolds Russia, Pledges to Help Georgia Rebuild
At the Black Sea port of Poti today, Russian forces detained 21 Georgian soldiers and took them away bound and blindfolded. At NATO's emergency meeting in Brussels, one...
Who Should Pay for Iraq's Reconstruction?
The high price of oil has Iraq rolling in money, but much of that new wealth stays in foreign bank accounts, while the US rebuilds the country. Americans are paying six...