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Iraq Surplus

Dan Froomkin

Iraq Posting Massive Surplus Thanks To U.S. Taxpayers | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Even as the United States has been borrowing trillions to pursue its wars in the Middle East, the government of Iraq has posted a tidy surplus, accord...

Iraqis Buying Tons Of U.S. Military Surplus Items

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Liz Sly, Los Angeles Times Reporting from Fallouja, Iraq On the outskirts of this former insurgent stronghold, Munir Ibrahim Ismail and his famil...

Iraq Government Has $79 Billion in Unspent Cash

New York Times | James Glanz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The soaring price of oil will leave the Iraqi government with a cumulative budget surplus of as much as $79 billion by year's end an American federal ...