No. 23



Bush Administration Considering All Angles Before Deciding ILSA Policy

Diplomats from the US, UK and Libya held talks at the UN headquarters in New York last week, as the Bush administration continued to explore all the issues before setting its policy on the renewal of the Iran-Libya Sanctions Act of 1996 (ILSA). ILSA comes up for renewal on 5 August, and while many US lobby groups are pushing for renewal of the existing legislation or tougher sanctions, US oil...