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Iraq War Reconstruction: $6 Billion To $8 Billion Wasted, U.S. Auditor Says

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British and US soldiers secures the harbor of Umm Qasr during the visit of US Director of the Iraq Reconstruction Management Office Ambassador Daniel Speckhard to the port south of Baghdad, 27 May 2006. (File photo by ALI AL-SAADI/AFP/Getty Images) | File/Getty Images

The official in charge of monitoring America’s $51 billion effort to reconstruct Iraq has estimated that $6 billion to $8 billion of that amount was lost to waste, fraud and abuse.

Read the whole story at Center For Public Integrity/NBC News

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