No. 21



Iraq Raises Stakes By Counting On Success Of Oil Talks With The UN

In contrast to the official downbeat mood during the previous two rounds of talks between Iraq and the UN on humanitarian oil sales in 1992 and 1993, the Iraqi Government now appears to have crossed an important threshhold as a result of the highly optimistic signals it has been putting out regarding the outcome of the current negotiations in New York. In Baghdad, the...