Thursday, September 08, 2005

Probe: Saddam's Regime Pocketed $10.2B

"A yearlong investigation of the U.N. oil-for-food program issued a strong indictment of the United Nations and its top leadership Wednesday, concluding they tolerated corruption and allowed Saddam Hussein's government to pocket $10.2 billion.

Secretary-General Kofi Annan called the findings ``deeply embarrassing to all of us'' and said he accepted the criticism leveled at him personally. But he said he had no intention of resigning. "...

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