Middle East Economic Survey


No 33



President Bush Orders An End To Iraq Sanctions

In an Executive Order on 2 August, President George Bush ended 14 years of US sanctions on Iraq. The order took effect on 30 July. The president said he had determined that the situation that gave rise to the declaration of a national emergency with respect to Iraq in Executive Order 12722 of August 2, 1990, has been significantly altered by the removal of the regime of Saddam Husain and...