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Iraq [electronic resource] : Oil-For-Food Program, Illicit Trade, and Investigations.

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
Publication:
[S.l] : [s.n.], 2006.
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
1 online resource (33 p., digital, PDF file)
Subjects:
Export controls.
Sanctions (International law).
Iraq.
Summary:
Provides an overview of the UN-monitored "oil-for-food" program under which Iraq may export oil to finance food purchases to provide humanitarian relief to the Iraqi people, while ensuring that all Iraqi oil revenues earned under the program are held in a UN-controlled escrow account and cannot be accessed by the Iraq Government. Describes program structure and benefits, the continuing debate over sanctions against Iraq, other sources of humanitarian aid to Iraq, pre-war exportation to Iraq, and allegations of program abuses and illicit trade. Discusses termination of program and allegations of corruption.
Notes:
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Dec. 2010). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
CRS Report.
Other format:
Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Iraq
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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