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Is Iraq an economic battleground?

Before launching his war to topple Saddam Hussein's┬áregime, George Bush, the former US president,┬ápromised a strong independent Iraq. Instead the country has become a bloody battleground for regional and international forces, not to mention al-Qaeda. Today US, Israeli, Turkish, Saudi Arabian and Syrian forces compete to shape Iraq's political landscape. Sometimes this competition is fought […]