Terror Futures Market Scrapped Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz assures senators that the Pentagon has dropped a plan to create a "terror futures" market, in which investors could bet on everything from political assassinations to the deaths of U.S. troops. Sen. John Warner (R - VA) calls the canceled program "a very significant mistake." Hear NPR's David Welna.
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Pentagon Scraps Plans for Terror Futures Market

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Pentagon Scraps Plans for Terror Futures Market

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Pentagon Scraps Plans for Terror Futures Market

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Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz assures senators that the Pentagon has dropped a plan to create a "terror futures" market, in which investors could bet on everything from political assassinations to the deaths of U.S. troops. Sen. John Warner (R - VA) calls the canceled program "a very significant mistake." Hear NPR's David Welna.