Iraq’s $79 Billion Surplus

I’ll have more to write on this when I get a chance, but for now, here’s the article by James Glanz in the New York Times. The short version? Iraq is sitting on a pile of loot while America goes into debt to pay for our presence there.

At nearly $1 trillion and counting, the Iraq war is destroying this country’s economic flexibility at a time when we need it most.

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