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BBC Panorama Special: Where Are The Missing Billions?

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posted on Jun, 10 2008 @ 05:52 PM

A quick run-down of the contents of this documentary for those who can't see it or missed it:

It examined the ties of the top tiers of the US Government to contractors in Iraq tasked with re-building the country, as well as the involvement and ties with those "hand picked" to form Iraqs first government.

It included interviews with people conducting investigations into alleged corruption, and fraud, the illegal ways the contractors were chosen.

Along the way, it highlighted alleged ways the charges to the US Government for services were inflated, including the use of bogus companies set up elsewhere for the purpose of doubling the bill sent to the US Government.

It also covered the controversial law that was passed that means that all contractors in Iraq are immune from prosecution (something the Iraqi government are attempting to overturn at the moment), as well as the interests of the top guys in DC (including the President and Vice-President).

It was a very damming documentary.

In total, it is thought $21.3 Billion dollars has "disappeared". And that's only what we know about...

[edit on 10-6-2008 by mirageofdeceit]

posted on Jun, 10 2008 @ 05:54 PM
OP there is already a thread on this here:

posted on Jun, 10 2008 @ 05:56 PM
Didn't see that! Can this thread stay here as it is relevant to 9/11 in the context of a pre-cursor to war.

posted on Jun, 10 2008 @ 06:38 PM
The money was conjured into existance by banking voodoo, so if its vanished it will probably be a deflationary force in the american economy. So don't look for it folks, pray that it never comes back!!!

Ashes to ashes, dust to dust, credit to debit...

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