Delays, Damn Delays

Robert Novak has info on the delay of funds to Iraq.

pall was cast over Christmas for disappointed U.S. government civilians in Baghdad when they received word two weeks ago that the $18.6 billion for Iraq’s reconstruction rushed through Congress in November was indefinitely on hold. They have been told not to issue “requests for proposal,” which surely will extend the promised Feb. 1 date for contract awards and, therefore, the beginning of reconstruction.

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