Iraq

Iraq Still Unstable Despite $60 Billion in American Funds

Too much money with too few results, says special inspector general for Iraq

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WASHINGTON (AP)—Ten years and $60 billion in American taxpayer funds later, Iraq is still so unstable and broken that even its leaders question whether U.S. efforts to rebuild the war-torn nation were worth the cost. In his final report to Congress, Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction Stuart Bowen's conclusion was all too clear: Since the invasion a decade ago this month, the U.S. has spent too much money in Iraq for too few results.

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