Editorial - Oil-for-Food questions

04/12/2004
Investigation of Iraqi oil sales permitted for humanitarian reasons during a long period of trade sanctions shouldn't stop with the kickbacks and favoritism recently coming to light.It's of course appalling that former President Saddam Hussein enriched himself and his supporters through a program that was supposed to help the innocent Iraqis he had oppressed. And it's all the more so now that many of those supporters, who lost much with Saddam's downfall, are killing the country's liberators and rebuilders with weapons no doubt bought with the booty.But the United Nations must answer to more than the oversight lapses that allowed billions of dollars from its Oil-for-Fo...
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