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What Iraq taught us about reconstruction

Mar 20, 2013
In his final report to Congress this month, U.S. Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction Stuart Bowen said much of the $60 billion the U.S. spent on rebuilding Iraq was wasted.
Posted In: Iraq, military, afghanistan

Homeless vets face challenges in filing disability claims

Nov 12, 2012
The Veteran's Administration has made homeless vets a priority, but delays in getting benefits persist
Posted In: veterans, homeless, military, disability, Vietnam, Iraq, afghanistan

Report: Iraq could double its oil production

Oct 9, 2012
Higher production could make Iraq the world's second-largest oil exporter. Most of the added oil won't go to the U.S., but to countries helping Iraq rebuild its oil facilities and basic infrastructure.
Posted In: Iraq, Oil

U.S. ambassador on futures of Iraq and North Korea

Jan 11, 2012
U.S. diplomat Chris Hill discusses the economic conditions of Iraq and North Korea as they make important transitions, and how they might change in the future.
Posted In: Iraq, North Korea

Iraq's oil industry after U.S. withdrawal

Dec 30, 2011
Now that U.S. troops have pulled out Iraq, turns out direct benefit for American oil companies never materialized.
Posted In: Oil, Iraq

U.S. troops quit Iraq, but large U.S. presence remains

Dec 14, 2011
About 15,000 people will stay on under State Department auspices, including more than 10,000 contractors. Oversight could be a challenge.
Posted In: Iraq, military

Iraqi president drums up U.S. business

Dec 13, 2011
Nouri al-Maliki meets with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The trade group says its members are ready to sign hundreds of millions of dollars worth of new contracts.
Posted In: infrastructure, Iraq, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Iraqi government will still depend on U.S. for help

Dec 12, 2011
The country has money from the billions of barrels of oil it produces everyday, but it will still need guidance from the U.S. when it comes to strategic planning and training.
Posted In: Iraq

Iraq Stock Exchange tries to diversify from oil

Nov 15, 2011
Iraq's stock market -- like the rest of the country -- prepares for life in 2012, after U.S. forces withdraw from the country.
Posted In: Iraq, stock market

Big business reacts to the health care overhaul...

Oct 4, 2010
This morning's Wall Street Journal reports, the big manufacturer 3M says it will stop offering some kinds of health insurance because of the...
Posted In: 3M, Ford, healthcare, Iraq, Lincoln, McDonald's, mid-day update, Oil, Paris Auto Show, stock market, terrorism, travel alert

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