Skip to comments.Saddam bribed China with oil deals, CIA finds
Posted on 10/12/2004 2:22:45 AM PDT by JohnHuang2
China illegally supplied Saddam Hussein's regime with missile technology and other weaponry and was a major beneficiary of the U.N. oil-for-food program, according to a CIA report. The report by the Iraq Survey Group also stated that China, along with France and Russia, was bribed by Saddam with oil sales and weapons deals into working to end U.N. sanctions. One sale took place in 2001 and involved an intelligence officer in Beijing, Abd al-Wahab, who bought 10 to 20 gyroscopes and 20 accelerometers from a Chinese firm that was not identified by name. The equipment was to be used in Iraq's Al-Samud missile program, said a former high-ranking official of Iraq's Military Industrialization Commission, which was in charge of arms procurement.
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All the money for food with to the rich. It's that what the DEMS are fighting against? /sarcasm
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( By way of explantion, we used to have a caller to local talk radio who had the creepiest voice I've ever heard-- high, reedy, whispering, fluting-- who never called any of the Bush family by their proper pronunciation-- it was always "Boosh" this and "Boosh" that. He also made a point of always calling Rush "Rosh Leembo." )
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