Paper Tiger?

Is the U.S. leading a second invasion of Iraq? Some Iraqis think so. But this time, they say, the invading force is a flood of counterfeit bank notes -- Iraqi dinars, as well as bogus American $100 bills. In a letter last month to United Nations Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Baghdad accused the U.S. of making a bid to undermine Iraq's economy by directing efforts to smuggle in counterfeit money from several neighboring countries, including Iran, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and Turkey. At home, Iraqis also joke about being able to pick out "Israeli" and "Kurdish" dinars, according to where the notes are...

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