Current revenues are a fraction of those estimates and are not likely to increase in the coming months or even years.
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Gal Luft, executive director of Institute for the Analysis of Global Security
Youssef Ibrahim, director, Strategic Energy Investment Group
Kiren Chaudhry, associate professor of political science at UC Berkeley
Dominic Nutt, author of Christian Aid report "Fuelling Suspicion: The Coalition and Iraq's Oil Billions"
This program aired on June 29, 2004.