North, Andrew
July 2000
Middle East;Jul/Aug2000, Issue 303, p8
Focuses on the war of attrition against Iraq, ten years after the Gulf War. Indicators of the decline of conditions in the country during the years of economic sanctions; Social factors compelling United Nations special envoys to seek a stop of sanctions; Relationship of Western powers with the Iraqi regime. INSET: ABANDON HOPE....


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