Gaping Holes in Oil for Food

Well, the ‘whistle blower’ in the Oil for Food program at the UN told Congress today about the “Gaping Holes” in the program and that large amounts of aid did not reach the Iraqis. He also said that he was forced out when he reported his findings:

Rehan Mullick testified that by his estimate more than 20 percent of the shipments to Iraq, worth $1 billion a year, were not distributed properly, with many goods pilfered by the Iraqi military.

“A fourth or fifth of the supplies were not distributed,” he said.

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