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Iraq in ruins: Post-war life overshadowed by crumbling infrastructure, corruption, poverty

17.05.2013 08:31

Despite Iraq being rich in natural resources and the US pouring money into its economy for over a decade, Iraqi infrastructure is constantly failing and the people are forced to beg, as RT’s Lucy Kafanov reported from the war-torn country.

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Anonymous user 18.05.2013 16:24

The U.S. has only laundered their own illegal money, stolen Iraq's vast oil and piped it to Israel.

Anonymous user 18.05.2013 09:04

of the dangers they have created in Iraq. The corporate war against Iraq is very vulger & disgusting

Anonymous user 18.05.2013 09:02

Blackwater & Bechtel that stole the recontruction money and provided no service.Both left infright

Anonymous user 18.05.2013 09:00

Iraqis r paying 4 reconstruction, not US. Iraqi construction companies quoted far less than than

Anonymous user 18.05.2013 03:59

Mission Accomplished by Caligula of the time- Sad to see Women Bloody; Blown Up - U.S. killed Ally??

Anonymous user 18.05.2013 03:08

All the U.S did was create a satellite for Iran, thats why Iraq helped Iran bypass sanctions


Stan Dinsmore 17.05.2013 20:06

As is almost always the case, US Multi-nationals win, Iraqi people lose. Latin America full of Basket-case Capitalist/US satraps and Iraq is destined to become Middle-East version, along with Libya {+ Syria?}, of the Vision that US perpetrated in Latin America.

Anonymous user 17.05.2013 13:53

Destruction of the nation state, to create broken entities incapable of resisting corporate power.

Anonymous user 17.05.2013 13:35

What happens when you try to "modernize" ; backwards tribal

Anonymous user 17.05.2013 13:14

usa GoldMorgs purpose was to mutilate and corrupt Iraq, to expand usa bussines and power

Anonymous user 17.05.2013 12:57

NO weapons of mass distruction, only lies told by the USA politician, Bush & Obama.

Anonymous user 17.05.2013 12:39

Sadam Hussim era look like heaven compared to this

Anonymous user 17.05.2013 12:22

All in the name of democracy...

Anonymous user 17.05.2013 12:20

Why do not write down, that CCCP was responsible for Iraq wars against Kuwait, Iran,..

Anonymous user 17.05.2013 10:41

this is the true human rights and excellent democrocy at work

Anonymous user 17.05.2013 10:31

Ex Iraqi vice president Hashemi was imposed on Iraqis by Saudi&USA to destabilize Iraq in 2007.

Anonymous user 17.05.2013 10:28

All these bombings&destruc tion R carried out with Saudi money and supervised by Erdogan&Tariq Hasemi

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