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Iraq's Bigtime Bank Withdrawal

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Iraq's Bigtime Bank Withdrawal

Iraq's Bigtime Bank Withdrawal

Iraq's Bigtime Bank Withdrawal

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Saddam Hussein withdrew close to a billion dollars in cash from the Iraqi Central Bank just before the start of the war. Join host Neal Conan and guest Jonathan Winer who explains why the Iraqi government had so much American cash on hand and how the U.S. government will track the spending.

Guests:

Jonathan Winer
*Former, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Law Enforcement, Clinton Administration (1994-1999)

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