(AP) - The U.S.-controlled Iraq Central Bank is printing new bank notes bearing the likeness of Saddam Hussein - an effort to overcome a severe shortage of Iraqi dinars and to counteract fears of a surge in counterfeit currency.
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He also announced a new $100 million construction fund - created with seized Iraqi government money - that will be used to repair Baghdad's damaged government ministries and other buildings, pounded by U.S. bombs and ravaged by looters.
Ummm.... so where is all of the money we just gave Bechtel going??