The $87 Billion Money Pit... or how reconstruction is going.

Newsweek Article: $87 Billion Money Pit

It's a bit longish... but it shows a pretty dim picture of the reconstruction of Iraq. Fraught with schemes, fraud and waste. It also gives a good idea of how much security americans have surrounded themselves with.... soaring costs even more. Unfinished schools.

This is a must read to Dopers. Some choice parts:

One issue that seems to have come up time and again here on the board about those schools:

Haliburton naturally is mentioned several times:

Have a nice read.

Uh, the premise. You forgot the premise.