Saturday, June 24, 2006

New Iraq/ Iraqi Dinar Articles

Positive measures show this war is no Vietnam

"Taheri has used a number of social and economic indicators to measure that country's condition. Recently, "...all have been pointing in an unequivocally positive direction"

"Value of the Iraqi dinar. After 1995, the Iraqi dinar was not even traded in Iran and Kuwait. The new Iraqi dinar is treated as sound currency by these countries. Since its introduction in 2004, it has risen 23 percent against the Iranian rial and 17 percent against the Kuwaiti dinar"

"From 2003 to 2004, Iraq's gross domestic product more than doubled, studies by the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and others show. From 2002 to 2004, inflation shrank from 70 percent to 25.4 percent; unemployment from 60 percent to 30 percent"

See also: Winning the war

3rd Brigade's role during war in Iraq celebrated

"Salazar consistently praised his brigade's accomplishments, not only in the field of combat, but in development and reconstruction projects as well as its involvement in government and economics"

"Initiated a banking and economic development program that strengthened the Iraqi dinar, took U.S. dollars out of circulation, reduced unemployment and began to revive the the economy"

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