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December 17, 2003
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Two lawmakers are asking the U.S. Defense Department to bar Saudi Arabia from competing for Iraq contracts. In a letter to Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz released Monday, Reps. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) and Steve Israel (D-N.Y.) said Saudi Arabia should not be eligible to participate in Iraq reconstruction because it the kingdom at the epicenter of terrorist financing.

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