Nation & World

August 27, 2008 12:00 AM

General sees an economic boom for Iraq

The sharp drop in violence across Iraq in the past year has positioned the country for a new kind of boom -- an economic one -- said a Fort Bragg-based general who is serving as a deputy commander of day-to-day operations in Iraq.

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