28 Dec '17, 4pm

Few ready to pay to rebuild Iraq after Islamic State group defeat:

Few ready to pay to rebuild Iraq after Islamic State group defeat:

So far no one is offering to foot the bill. The Trump administration has told the Iraqis it won’t pay for a massive reconstruction drive. Iraq hopes Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries will step up, and Iran may also take a role. The U.N. is repairing some infrastructure in nearly two dozen towns and cities around Iraq, but funding for it is a fraction of what will be needed. As a result, much of the rebuilding that has happened has come from individuals using personal savings to salvage homes and shops as best they can.

Full article: https://www.militarytimes.com/flashpoints/2017/12/28/few-...

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