TITLE

Eight years on

AUTHOR(S)
Shahin, Mariam
PUB. DATE
January 1999
SOURCE
Middle East;Jan99, Issue 286, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Assesses the social and economic conditions of Iraq amid sanctions imposed by the United Nations. Brain drain among Iraqi academics; Self-sufficiency in food; Successes of the government's economic restructuring.
ACCESSION #
1466604

 

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