NO. 43


Growing Split In Security Council As It Renews Sanctions Against Iraq

Despite intensive lobbying by Baghdad during the past few weeks, the SecurityCouncil on 18 July agreed once more to renew its sanctions against Iraq. Thedecision was a foregone conclusion, since there is unanimous agreement thatsanctions will remain as long as the UN-sponsored program for long-termmonitoring of Iraq's weapons of mass destruction is not fully in place andBaghdad has not formally...