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In Depth (Rebuilding Iraq) #741825

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 13, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Lisa Myers) The controversy over Egypt-based Orascom Telecom’s contract to build a wireless phone network in Baghdad, Iraq, because controversial investor Nadhmi Auchi†† will benefit from the contract examined; details given about accusations against Auchi, who may have done business with Saddam Hussein. [Orascom board member Alaa Al KHAWAJA††- says he wishes for great profits.] [Liberty Mobile Jonathan SPALTER†- questions background research by the coalition provisional authority.] [Government contracts expert Paul LIGHT†- says someone is benefiting who we would not wish to benefit.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Myers, Lisa

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