Middle East Economic Survey
Oil-For-Food Inquiry Says 2,000 Companies Paid Bribes To Saddam Regime
The Independent Inquiry Commission into the UN Oil-For-Food Program on 27 October published a list of more than 2,000 firms and individuals that it said were involved in making illicit payments to the government of Saddam Husain. The fourth and final report of the investigation, led by Paul Volcker, was published in September (MEES, 12 September). This...