Iraq's AWOL Weapons

Even with the U.S. pumping $ 3 billion a week into Iraq with scant oversight, it's still jarring to think that U.S. soldiers may be stealing from the pot. But in recent days, an Army major--and his wife and sister--was indicted on charges of pocketing $9.6 million in bribes in exchange for contracts in Iraq. An Army captain with the 10th Mountain Division was charged after allegedly soliciting a $50,000 bribe. There are now 73 investigations into $5 billion in contracts that may have been tainted by--in addition to bribes and kickbacks--rigged bids, product substitution or double billing. The latest wrinkle is...

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