Skip to comments.THE FLEECING OF IRAQ
Posted on 04/22/2004 12:52:57 AM PDT by kattracksEdited on 05/26/2004 5:21:17 PM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]
April 22, 2004 -- THE House International Relations Committee opened its hearings on the U.N. Oil-for-Food scandal yesterday. Will we learn just who profited at the expense of the Iraqi people? The full answer may well resemble Agatha Christie's "Murder on the Orient Express." The classic "whodunit," in which it turns out everybody "did it," is a perfect model for understanding what happened to Iraq's national resources during the sanctions: Most of the international community was in on the fleecing of Iraq.
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Most of us are not well connected government crooks, and so did not know all along. Now that we have heard though, we are jusifiably outraged.
It couldn't be that they denied it all along...
That couldn't be it; that would mean they've changed their story and might be lying.
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