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Few of U.S. Emergency Funds Reaching Iraq

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Few of U.S. Emergency Funds Reaching Iraq

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Few of U.S. Emergency Funds Reaching Iraq

Few of U.S. Emergency Funds Reaching Iraq

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Nearly a year after Congress urgently approved $8.4 billion to help rebuild Iraq, much of it remains unspent. Of the money that entered the pipeline, little comes out the other end and reaches the Iraqi economy. One key problem is the high cost of security for international workers. NPR's Michele Kelemen reports.