<!-- Begin meta tags generated by ORblogs --> </meta name="keywords" content="progressive, liberal, politics, government, edit, language, grammar, accuracy, honesty, clarity, world, news, media" /> </> <!-- End meta tags generated by ORblogs -->> Editor at Large: What? It's not safe to work in Iraq?

Tuesday, December 28, 2004

What? It's not safe to work in Iraq?

Contrack International Inc., an engineering and construction company, became the first major U.S. firm to withdraw from a reconstruction contract in Iraq because the deteriorating security situation had made working there too expensive.

The company led a team assigned to rebuild the country's transportation system, including construction of new roads and bridges.

So much for Iraq's highly touted new infrastructure...



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