Bush Proposes Coalition Grants

It can pay to be a member of President Bush's coalition against Iraq. Wrapped into the $75 billion war budget he has proposed to Congress are grants and loans worth billions for what he called "partners and friends" in the Middle East, including Israel, Jordan and Egypt, as well as less obvious members of the so-called "coalition of the willing." NPR's Michele Kelemen reports.

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