Pipe Dreams

The Plundering of Iraq's Oil Wealth
CD - unabridged
Audio (3 discs)
Product Number: BN12410
Released: Jan 27, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781543642834
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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When the Bush Administration invaded Iraq in 2003, it was promised that Iraqi Kurdistan would be developed into one of the most productive oil and natural gas regions in the world, and the profits would be used to win the war and rebuild the country. More than ten years later, those dreams lie in tatters. What happened to the oil wealth? Based on exclusive troves of documents and sources in the Iraqi and U.S. governments, investigative journalist Erin Banco tells the story of how rampant corruption and gross mismanagement have sucked billions upon billions of dollars from Kurdistan's and Iraq's oil coffers -- and how local people are suffering as a result.

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