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Unformatted text preview: bringing military damage. But trouble soon ceased after Saddam Hussein was overthrown, resulting in an economic growth of 53%, becoming the country of the world's fastest growing economy. They also received great aid from the UN’s Oil for Food program in 1996, which improved economic conditions by allowing them to export limited amounts of oil in exchange for food, medicine, and other humanitarian goods. Rise in the GDP from a mere 12.3 billion in 2000 to $55.4 billion by 2007 also showed the effect of removing Hussein, along with the real GDP growth of almost 17 percent....
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This note was uploaded on 01/22/2012 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Deeds during the Spring '08 term at Alabama.
- Spring '08