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I just got a call from the BBC asking me to do an interview about a report from some group called Iraq Revenue Watch, which is apparently critical of the Coalition Provisional Authority’s financial dealings. I said I’d only go on if we had a similar discussion of the UN’s Oil for Food program (or programme as it were). They declined.


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