Friday, October 10, 2003

Does the US still consider it financially worthwhile to continue occupying Iraq?: Analysis of the economic situation confronting the US in Iraq. Conclusion: despite the robbing of Iraq's oil and the looting of its entire econmy, and passing the hat mostly unsuccessfully around the American taxpayers, the UN, the World Bank and the IMF, French, German and Japanese taxpayers, there is not enough to finance the occupation. "Without the assurance of funding and public backing, the US troops and the Halliburton crew may have to pack up at some point. Without money holding the occupation together, there is a real chance that the US-led enterprise in Iraq could unravel."

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