Iraqis Joining Insurgency Less For Cause Than Cash
Reads a late 2007 Washington Post headline. In 2003, I noted The Bank Of Iraq heist by Saddam Hussein's sons gave Baathist mafia bosses two truckloads-- about 15 tons-- of crisp 100 dollar bills to spread around. But nothing lasts forever.
Could their cash flow problem morph into our exit strategy?