05/28/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

US Ignored Iraq's Rampant Corruption: Ousted Iraqi Cop

IN MARCH 2003, Salam Adhoob, a prominent lawyer in the Iraqi city of Suwayrah, was glad to see US forces roll into his country. Iraqis, he felt, would be able "to rebuild our country again." But when he saw looters ransack Baghdad's National Museum on TV, he began to worry that the authorities could not protect his nation's public resources.

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