September 20, 2003
Iraq: From Russia With Love
Bringing in the Expert-- How to Loot a Country
Read this article from Matt Taibibi in what he calls a Holy-Shit-O-Gram.
The United States is bringing in Yegor Gaidar to advise them on how to privatize Iraq's industries. Why is this an appalling dsgrace? Because Gaidar was the man who presided in the Yeltsin years and handed the country over to the "oligarchs" who robbed the country blind.
Posted by Nathan at September 20, 2003 12:56 AM