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Iraq And OPEC At The Crossroads

Iraq has once again reached a fateful point of decision in its relations withthe United Nations and the western powers. The outcome of the current talks overdisarmament and oil issues will determine whether Iraq will at last start toemerge from its three-year ordeal under international ostracism and sanctions,or whether further Iraqi defiance of the UN will lead to intensifiedconfrontation with the prospect of renewed military...