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April 21, 2004
New Blog: Friends of Saddam

If you are interested in following the burgeoning oil-for-food scam that the UN manipulated into multi-billion-dollar payoffs to Saddam Hussein and its own management, then you must add Friends of Saddam to your blogroll. Run by the Commissar but outside of his alter ego, Friends of Saddam will definitely be the central information resource for all UNSCAM developments.

His latest post reviews an article from The Scotsman (UK), which details the efforts of Claude Hankes-Drielsma, the British investigator leading the corruption probe at the moment:

Mr Hankes-Drielsma, an adviser to the Iraqi Governing Council (IGC) who is overseeing an investigation by the forensic accountants KPMG, said: "From the evidence I have so far, the report will produce some of the most disturbing information that you have ever seen.

"There is no question that where the evidence is beyond doubt, the US will take action to put people who defrauded the system to court, and for the courts to apply appropriate justice. That may be criminal courts as well as civil ones."

In a scathing interview, he said the extent of the corruption, and the UNs failure to tackle it, made the organisation unfit for any major role in the interim Iraqi government that will take power on 30 June.

Read the whole article, and keep checking back at Friends of Saddam.

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Posted by Ed Morrissey at April 21, 2004 7:43 AM

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