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[casi] Re : "Iraq: The Missing Billions ...' Quis Custodiat ....?

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* From: Daniel O'Huiginn <>
* Subject: Re: [casi] "Iraq: The Missing Billions" report
* Date: Fri, 31 Oct 2003 00:46:28 +0000 (GMT)


The IAMB has now been set up - the terms of reference are at

Looking at them, it seems that the IAMB has managed to carve itself out a
certain level of independence. A couple of the worst bits of the CPA's
proposals have been removed (they wanted to appoint the first chair, and
also 5 non-voting members) ..................

Dear list,

Thanks to Daniel for this well spotted ad illuminating posting. However, as
I see it (unless I completely misread) the foxes are still in charge of the
henhouse when the CPA has final approval for the nominations. And by Iraqis
representing the various set ups, are these real Iraqis, 'democratically'
chosen, or blow ins with US or UK passports who have not been in Iraq for
fifty years or so and friendly to the CPA and that super accountant Ahmed

Or am I just a cynical old bag?

Warmest, felicity a.

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