Counting the cost

Shahin, Mariam
March 1999
Middle East;Mar99, Issue 288, p8
Looks at the environmental and health problems affecting Iraq after years of international economic sanctions. United Nations Security Council's decision to allow Iraq to sell petroleum products using the proceeds to buy humanitarian goods; Deterioration of the quality of Iraqi crude oil due to lack of maintenance of equipment; Link between high disease incidence and massive remnants of depleted uraniums.


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