Iraqgate--yes, Iraqgate

Zuckerman, M.B.
June 1992
U.S. News & World Report;6/22/92, Vol. 112 Issue 24, p88
Editorial. Contends that the suffix `gate,' the suffix for scandal, was rightly applied by `U.S. News' magazine when it dubbed the excesses of United States support for Iraq, right up to the invasion of Kuwait, as `Iraqgate.' A sharp protest from the Bush administration that a policy failure was not the same as wrongdoing; Many serious questions addressed about `Iraqgate'; Why the Bush administration officials approved loans to Iraq when it was considered unsafe; More.


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