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Contractor Can Sue Iraq in U.S. Court (access required)

In this dispute over a company’s contract with the Iraqi Ministry of Defense to refurbish and dispose of Iraqi military equipment, the district court did not err in denying Iraq’s motion to dismiss on the basis of foreign sovereign immunity, the 4th Circuit says. Under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, 28 U.S.C. §§ 1602-11, a federal ...