Erin Banco & “Pipe Dreams”

Lemann, Nicholas; Banco, Erin; Sita, Miranda

When the US invaded Iraq in 2003, the Bush administration promised that oil revenue would be used to win the war and to rebuild and democratize the country. But fifteen years later, those dreams have been shattered. Where did all the oil revenue go?


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Underreported with Nicholas Lemann
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February 27, 2023

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