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Report Outlines Iraqi Oil for Money Abuses

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Report Outlines Iraqi Oil for Money Abuses

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Report Outlines Iraqi Oil for Money Abuses

Report Outlines Iraqi Oil for Money Abuses

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A new report by the top U.S. arms inspector in Iraq provides detailed information about how Saddam Hussein subverted UN sanctions and used illegal oil revenue to amass wealth and purchase banned goods. The report by Charles Duelfer, head of the Iraq Survey Group, names alleged recipients of vouchers, approved by Saddam, that allowed them to buy Iraqi oil at a profit. NPR's Vicky O'Hara reports.

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