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Well, in fairness, a lot of people did make money off the Iraq war, starting with Cheney, though it was an economic disaster for the nation. Possibly the same thing will happen in Ukraine. Less likely if they get a federal system or if Russia incorporates the region.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Sat May 3rd, 2014 at 11:43:28 AM EST
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The doors of the US Treasury were burst open, and Halliburton, among others, shoveled out the cash.  That is when the mercenary corporation Blackwater made it into the big time.  

Dead loss for the USA of course.  


The Fates are kind.

by Gaianne on Sat May 3rd, 2014 at 04:31:08 PM EST
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