Of Estonia, Palau, and Rwanda. Definitely not Germany. The reconstruction of Iraq gets even funnier. Why screw the American taxpayers slightly less through a competitive bidding system open to countries with actual businesses in them when you can just hand the dough over in titanic fistfuls to the president’s friends and supporters? They’ll pass along just enough to Azerbaijani subcontractors to keep the Coalition quiet, and funnel the leftovers into reelecting friendly congressmen. The welfare-warfare state wins again.
Don’t say I never warned you.