Congressional leaders take closer look at Iraq policy

US House congressional leaders earlier this month sharply criticized the United Nations' management of oil revenues under its Iraq oil-for-aid program and called for strong US involvement in controlling future oil receipts."I see no need to continue the United Nations' Oil-For-Food program and to allow the UN to control oil revenues that rightly belong to the Iraqi people, when the UN lacked the will to enforce its own sanctions against a tyrant and thereby liberate the Iraqi people from unspeakable atrocities," said House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Billy Tauzin (R-La.) at a subcommittee hearing on the subject. "Continuing the Oil-for-Food program will only guarantee t...

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