(December 10, 2002) The participants agreed that Iraq’s debts are of two types: civilian debts […] and military debts. […] Military debts should be renegotiated because they were incurred by a government that was not representative of the population.
(September 13, 2002) British Aberdeen Asset Management Trust has invested in North Korean and Iraqi debt. "It’s toxic stuff," admits Colm McDonagh, an Aberdeen fund manager, "but when it moves, it really moves."
(September 2, 2005) "It would be appropriate for banks and Arab debtors to write off large parts of the odious loans they made to Saddam, and for Kuwait to forgive the war compensation it is due. A clean slate, not new money, is what Iraq’s economy needs most."
(August 12, 2002) Interview with Salah Al-Sheikhly, former head of Iraq’s Central Bank.
(February 1, 2000) Wajeeh Elali proposes a pragmatic debt-management strategy for Iraq. On the topic "Who is to blame?" Elali includes the "imprudent lending practices" of some western and Arab creditors.