Ignoring the fact that you just Godwin'd your own subthread ...
> Finally, spending $2b in a small country like Zimbabwe will spur economic growth
> even if it was spent on the police and military, I don't care if the money was squandered
> digging and filling holes all around the country.
Reading the OP would have helped you, especially this bit:
>> But funds from diamond sales have not reached the state treasury,