The Iraqi Turnover - It can get Worse
Article from: OGEL 2 (2004), in Roundup of Articles
Charred American corpses desecrated in Faluja. US soldiers killed by rampaging Shiites in Baghdad. Marines ambushed. A young female human rights worker slaughtered at a checkpoint. It has been a horrific month in Iraq. But a bad situation is about to get worse if the Bush Administration does not use some common sense in the scheduled 'Turnover' of 30 June. It is essential that the 'turnover' not include the cash flow from Iraqi oil production. Iraq is now producing 2 million barrels of oil per day, most of which is being sold abroad. Proceeds are now running over 1 ...