VOL. XLIV

No. 23

4-June-2001

IRAQ

Iraq Faces New Confrontation With Security Council

In a rare display of unity, the five permanent members of the UN Security Council on 31 May agreed in principle to make changes to the Iraq sanctions regime once the complex technical details have been worked out at the beginning of July. The council on 1 June was scheduled to vote on a resolution to extend the oil-for-food program for one month. The stage seems to be set, therefore, for a new confrontation...