Sanctions: A Win for Saddam?
Friday, Feb. 23, 2001
As Secretary of State Powell heads to the Mideast, he has promised to
're-energize' U.N. sanctions against Iraq. However, as Arabs and some
U.S. allies complain the sanctions hurt the Iraqi people more than
Saddam Hussein, the once-forbidden commerce in goods and oil is
Here, Clovis Maksoud, former Arab diplomat, and Charles Duelfer of the
Center for Strategic and International Studies, discuss the dilemma
facing the United States: to maintain effective sanctions is
increasingly implausible but to abandon them will hand Sadaam a
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Video by Craig Cola, Ben de la Cruz, Tom Kennedy, Jane Menyawi, Jefferson Morley and Kate Schuler / washingtonpost.com
Photos by AP, AFP, Reuters
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