TITLE

Eyewitness Iraq

AUTHOR(S)
Edwards, Mike; Yamashita, Michael
PUB. DATE
November 1999
SOURCE
National Geographic;Nov99, Vol. 196 Issue 5, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the conditions in Iraq as of 1999, in the aftermath of the Persian Gulf War in 1991 and under the current leadership of Saddam Hussein. Effect of United Nations (UN) sanctions, including a trade embargo; The Shiites; The Kurds; The Sunnis; The experience of women in Iraq; Inflation and shortages; The oil-for-food program; The effect of Hussein's propaganda; Iraq's so-called Garden of Eden; Historical information; The work of UN agencies; The problem of land mines.
ACCESSION #
2406660

 

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