TITLE

The Week

AUTHOR(S)
Stein, Lisa
PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;2/14/2005, Vol. 138 Issue 5, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents news briefs which discusses several different topics. Palestinian and Israeli leaders are set to talk peace this week at a Red Sea summit in Egypt, meeting for the first time since Yasser Arafat's successor, Mahmoud Abbas, was elected Palestinian president last month. An interim report paints a blistering portrait of mismanagement and possible corruption in the U.N.'s $64 billion oil-for-food program--an initiative that let Iraq purchase humanitarian aid with oil revenue despite sanctions imposed after its 1990 invasion of Kuwait.
ACCESSION #
15962546

 

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