Critics blast Iraq contract ban - "US Deputy Defence Secretary Paul Wolfowitz said in a policy document revealed on Tuesday that the contracts were being restricted [to US & allies] in order to protect America's "essential security interests"."
Yep, this whole fiasco is so far twisted up its own arse in a whirlwind of backstabbing, propaganda, and economic control over international morals that sooner or later, it's going to just explode. Or implode. Or something.
France are the closest to having the best idea - stick up huge walls on your borders and ignore the rest of the world. They should sell the idea to the EU.