TITLE

Saddam's Oily Deals

AUTHOR(S)
Hosenball, Mark
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Newsweek;1/24/2005, Vol. 145 Issue 4, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Speculates whether Americans were profiting from the Oil-for-Food scandal in Iraq. Investigation by the U.S. government; Difficulties figuring out who profited from helping Saddam Hussein beat United Nations sanctions against his regime; Background on the program allowing Iraq to sell oil for hard currency to buy food and medicine; Scrutiny of numerous companies and individuals; How, in a few instances, the oil's provenance raises troublesome questions.
ACCESSION #
15675419

 

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