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Who Is Set to Profit in Post-Invasion Iraq? BBC Investigative Reporter Greg Palast Says Madonna, Record Companies and Free Trade Advocates May Be Among the Unexpected Winners

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The European Commission said it is examining Washington’s handout of contracts to rebuild Iraq to see whether the process complied with World Trade Organization rules.

WTO rules on public procurement require member states to hold proper tenders for companies to bid for the work but an exception is allowed on various grounds including national security.

  • Greg Palast, investigative reporter with the BBC and author of "The Best Democracy Money Can Buy."Related link:

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