Oil for Food Program

Witnesses testified before the committee about allegations of corruption in the United Nations Oil-for-Food Program. The program… read more

Witnesses testified before the committee about allegations of corruption in the United Nations Oil-for-Food Program. The program allowed Iraq to exchange oil for humanitarian necessities in an exception to the U.N. economic sanctions. Recent reports have asserted that the program was corrupted and allowed Iraq to avoid U.N. sanctions. Witnesses spoke about the corruption in the program, the structures that permitted corruption to occur, and the potential relation between the Iraqi government and other foreign governments in a conspiracy to subvert the U.N. sanctions. Witnesses responded to questions from members of the committee. close

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House Committee
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House Committee
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 5, 2004
Last Aired:
Oct 12, 2004

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  • Oct 05, 2004 | 11:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 12, 2004 | 3:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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