BBC probe: Gag orders hide contractor corruption in Iraq

By David Edwards
Tuesday, June 10, 2008 7:20 EDT
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A BBC Panorama investigation shows that as much as $23 billion may have been lost, stolen or not properly accounted for in Iraq. The US justice department has imposed gagging orders on 70 court cases which prevent the real scale of the problem emerging.

BBC Panorama has the full story here.

This video is from BBC’s Panorama, broadcast June 10, 2008.

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David Edwards
David Edwards
David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
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