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Capital Gains: Gulf War II

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United States officials say they’re not interested in Iraq’s oil for U.S. benefit. Yet, several American companies are profiting from the war in Iraq, including Dick Cheney’s former company, Halliburton. On this week’s edition, we’ll take a closer look at how much control Iraqis will have over their land and assets when what the government is calling “Operation Iraqi Freedom” is over.

Featuring:

Janine Jackson, program director of Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting; Norman Soloman, executive director of the Institute for Public Accuracy; Mark Herold, professor of Economics and Women’s Studies, University of New Hampshire; Jeff Perlstein, executive director of Media Alliance; investigative journalist Pratap ChattergeeRichard Dreyfuss, contributing writer to Mother Jones Magazine

For more information:

Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting –New York, NY
fair@fair.org

Media Alliance –Oakland, CA

Institute for Public Accuracy –San Francisco, CA

Department of Economics –Durham, NH
www.iraqbodycount.net

CorpWatch –San Francisco, CA
corpwatch@corpwatch.org

Mother Jones Magazine –San Francisco, CA
backtalk@motherjones.com

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