TITLE

A tangled web, unraveled

AUTHOR(S)
Zuckerman, Mortimer B.
PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;4/26/2004, Vol. 136 Issue 14, p76
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on allegations that at least $10 billion funneled into an oil-for-food program overseen by the United Nations, which was supposed to be used by deposed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein to buy food and medicine for the Iraqi people, went into the pockets of political operators. Details of how the scam allegedly worked; Claim that French oil traders were involved in the scam; Others implicated in the fraud, including the Russian state and the U.N. itself; Speculation that the scam could explain why members of the U.N. Security Council opposed the Iraq war.
ACCESSION #
12842689

 

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