By Rebecca Harrison PARIS, Feb 25 (Reuters) - If Saddam Hussein is right and a war in Iraq is all about oil and money, then French firms risk losing out big time on both. Experts say France's sceptical stance on war in Iraq could cost its firms hundreds of millions of dollars in the short term if a miffed United States squeezes them out of contracts to rebuild a country ravaged by allied troops. The bombs have not even started, let alone stopped, and western firms are eyeing golden ...
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