TITLE

THE ACCUSATIONS AGAINST THE OIL FOR FOOD PROGRAM: THE VOLCKER REPORTS

AUTHOR(S)
Gordon, Joy
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Arab Studies Quarterly;Summer/Fall2006, Vol. 28 Issue 3/4, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
In this essay, the author argues that the accusations of improprieties against the Oil for Food Program have been greatly overstated. The author asserts that the member states, including the U.S., hold fully as much responsibility for smuggling and other illicit trade as the United Nations. In addition to investigating the accusations, the Volcker Committee also commissioned a group of experts to measure the effectiveness of the program as a humanitarian operation.
ACCESSION #
23307545

 

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