Bush Order on Iraqi Oil Funds Under Scrutiny In May, President Bush signed an executive order that declared "null and void" any legal decisions that would claim Iraqi oil money. The administration says it just wants to guarantee money for Iraqi reconstruction. But critics say the words in the executive order could allow oil companies to act with impunity. NPR's Peter Overby reports.
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Bush Order on Iraqi Oil Funds Under Scrutiny

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Bush Order on Iraqi Oil Funds Under Scrutiny

Bush Order on Iraqi Oil Funds Under Scrutiny

Bush Order on Iraqi Oil Funds Under Scrutiny

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In May, President Bush signed an executive order that declared "null and void" any legal decisions that would claim Iraqi oil money. The administration says it just wants to guarantee money for Iraqi reconstruction. But critics say the words in the executive order could allow oil companies to act with impunity. NPR's Peter Overby reports.

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