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CNBC'S "ON ASSIGNMENT: IRAQ" Will Air Friday, November 20th

CNBC's "ON ASSIGNMENT: IRAQ" will air Friday, November 20th at 8pm ET, pre-empting "FAST MONEY." It is a 30 minute program.

America's war in Iraq has cost more lives and money than any conflict since Vietnam and there are still nearly 120,000 US troops in the country. In order for our nation's sacrifice to pay off, Iraq's economy must succeed.

In a unique look at business in this war-torn nation, CNBC's Erin Burnetttakes viewers "On Assignment: Iraq." America's top commander, General David Petraeus weighs in on the economic war he's waging and former soldiers explain why they're returning to Iraq to invest. Viewers also travel with the CEO of a Salt Lake company selling water in the desert and go on a road show with American investors visiting Iraqi companies and putting money in the country now.

A CNBC Original Documentary reported by Erin Burnett, "On Assignment: Iraq," airs Friday, November 20th at 8pm ET.

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