The Road to Economic Prosperity for a Post-Saddam Iraq
Article from: OGEL 5 (2003), in Geopolitics of Energy
As the Bush Administration and Iraqi opposition groups plan the future of a post-Saddam Hussein Iraq without its menacing arsenal of weapons of mass destruction (WMD), economic issues loom large. Iraq's economy has been grossly mismanaged, and its people largely repressed, for 40 years. Iraq desperately needs an alternative to the failed policies of its dictator. Sound economics are needed to help the Iraqi people rebuild their lives and their country after two decades of wars and four decades of repression under the current regime. Saddam's regime has succeeded in bankrupting ...