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Monday, October 03, 2005

No surprises...........

Iraq war delayed Katrina relief effort, inquiry finds The Independent 03 October 2005  By Kim Sengupta Relief efforts to combat Hurricane Katrina suffered near catastrophic failures due to endemic corruption, divisions within the military and troop shortages caused by the Iraq war, an official American inquiry into the disaster has revealed. The confidential report, which has been seen by The Independent, details how funds for flood control were diverted to other projects, desperately needed National Guards were stuck in Iraq and how military personnel had to "sneak off post" to help with relief efforts because their commander had refused permission.

See the rest of this article here: http://news.independent.co.uk/world/americas/article316682.ece

No surprises here then ………………

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