|Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz: "There 's a lot of money to pay for this that doesn 't have to be U.S. taxpayer money, and it starts with the assets of the Iraqi people ...and on a rough recollection, the oil revenues of that country could bring between $50 and $100 billion over the course of the next two or three years ...We 're dealing with a country that can really finance its own reconstruction, and relatively soon. " [Source: House Committee on Appropriations Hearing on a Supplemental War Regulation, 3/27/03]
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