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US Taxpayers to Pay for ‘Coalition of the Billing’ in Iraq

HeadlineJun 23, 2003

The Los Angeles Times is reporting that U.S. taxpayers will be forced to help cover the costs to send in peacekeeping troops to Iraq from Poland, Ukraine, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras and the Dominican Republic. Last week the Pentagon proudly announced these countries volunteered to join the coalition in Iraq. But The Los Angeles Times reports that some critics now describe the new group of countries as the “coalition of the billing” since the U.S. is expected to spend some $250 million for their help.

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