Chapter 7:


John Taylor Financial Reconstruction in Iraq: Strategy and Tactics, Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee, September 16, 2003*

John Taylor to Committee on Foreign Relations- Reconstruction in Iraq: Economic and Financial Issues – June 4, 2003

John Taylor to Subcommittee on International Trade and Finance – Financial Reconstruction in Iraq – February 11, 2004

John Taylor on US State Dept Panel – “US Assistance to the Iraqi Economy” with Alan Larson, Dov Zakheim

John Taylor Remarks on the Occasion of the One-Year Anniversary of the Iraq Currency Exchange - October 22, 2004

Secretary John W. Snow Remarks to the Iraq Reconstruction Donor Conference in Madrid – October 24, 2003


Federal Register – President Bush – Executive Order 13290 – March 20, 2003

Assorted Documents: Fact Sheet, Statement by Secretary Snow, Executive Order, Letter to Fed, Letter to Banks, List of Banks with Accounts to Vest

IMF - 2005 Article IV Consultation

President Bush - Executive Order: Confiscating and Vesting Certain Iraqi Property – March 20, 2003

Chapter 8:


John Taylor - Briefing: “Reconstruction of Iraq’s Banking Sector” – October 10, 2003

John Taylor - “Press Statement on Visit to Iraq to Discuss Progress on Monetary and Financial Issues” – February 8, 2005

President Bush - Executive Order Modifying the Protection Granted to the Development Fund for Iraq and Certain Property in Which Iraq Has An Interest and Protecting the Central Bank of Iraq

Statement of G-7 Finance Ministers – April 2003

Bremer’s Speech to Iraqi People: Budget and Banknotes – July 7, 2003

Foreign Press Center Briefing – Taylor, Larson, Zakheim: US Assistance to the Iraqi Economy

Chirac Press Conference after G8 Summit (Excerpts) – June 10, 2004

Statement of G-7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors– September 20, 2003

President Bush – Press Conference – October 28, 2003

President Bush – Radio Address – October 11, 2003

Statement by John B. Taylor to Committee on Foreign Relations- Reconstruction in Iraq: Economic and Financial Issues – June 4, 2003

CPA – About the Iraqi Currency Exchange


Bloomberg.com - Bush Wants Iraq's Creditor Countries to Help Write Off Debt

Jubilee Australia - France questions Iraq debt cancellation – June 11, 2004

Agence France Press - “US calls for 18-month break on Iraq debt payments” – May 1, 2003

Washington Post - US, Germany Agree on Iraqi Debt Write-Off – November 21, 2004

The Washington Times - "Poet Speaks for Troops" - December 20, 2005 (from International War Veterans' Poetry Archive)

G8 Fact Sheet – Accomplishments at the G8 Summit, Day 1 – June 9, 2004

Middle East Report Online – Justin Alexander: “Assessing US Policy on Saddam’s Debt” – March 2, 2004

Iraqi Government Letter of Intent to IMF– September 24, 2004

John Maynard Keynes – The Economic Consequences of the Peace – Chapter 3: The Conference

InvestDinars.com - Iraqi Dinar Investing 

Chapter 9:


Secretary John Snow – Statement at U.S.-Iraq Debt Reduction Agreement Signing Ceremony

G-7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Statement - October 1, 2004

G-7 Finance Ministers Urge World Bank/IMF Involvement in Iraq

Secretary John Snow – Statement at US Treasury Dept with Secretary James Baker – December 10, 2003

The White House - President Bush Meets with Finance Minister Mahdi


G8 – 2003 Evian Summit Website

Paris Club Website

Paris Club – Evian Approach

Forbes.com – “IMF submits Iraq debt analysis to creditor nations” – May 27, 2004

2004 Sea Island G8 Meeting – Official Documents


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