FromStars and Stripes:
The largest U.S. military prison in Iraq is undergoing more
than $110 million worth of work that will allow the military to expand the
prison’s population from 20,000 to 30,000, officials said Tuesday.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is overseeing the Camp
The camp “has grown steadily since its inception in 2003 as
a British-run camp, growing even in the face of now long-abandoned plans to
close it down,” the release read.
A break down of “how a sizable portion of the funds will be
$35.3M — Housing
$22M — Waste water treatment plant
$17.6M — Theater internment facility
$12M — Water treatment plant
$3.2M — Brick factory for prisoners to work
Water, housing and jobs–who says the quality of life is not improving in Iraq?