Let the games begin

An 'independent' central bank and a new currency will be created for Iraq.

"The officials who used to steal most of Iraq's resources, and misuse what little was left have gone," [L. Paul Bremer, the top U.S. administrator in Iraq] said in a radio and TV broadcast outlining the economic plans. "All of Iraq's resources will now be spent on you, the Iraqi people, and on projects which directly benefit you."

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they should just USD since

they should just USD since the Iraqis are so good at counterfeiting our money. After the first Gulf War, most money exchange outlets in Europe would not accept $100 USD bills.

Apparently the new design for bills last year was a major indication we were going to war.