No 19



Taking Stock Of The Iraq Sanctions

The following paper was submitted for publication in MEES by Dr Colin Rowat, a lecturer in economics at the University of Birmingham,UK.

In April 1991, the Security Council extended sanctions on Iraq, appealing to its mandate under the UN Charter to uphold international peace and security. While the Council has yet to rule that Iraq is free of non-conventional weapons, the fall of the Iraqi government clearly changes the Councils...