Shahin, Mariam
June 2000
Middle East;Jun2000, Issue 302, p9
Focuses on the deteriorating social conditions in Iraq. Middle classes' growing bitterness about the levels of deprivation to which they have been reduced; Demise of the Iraqi medical infrastructure; Division of society into the new rich and the extremely poor; Smuggling; International community's lack of interest in toppling incumbent leader Saddam Hussein.


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