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U.N. Mulls Response to Oil-For-Food Scandal

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U.N. Mulls Response to Oil-For-Food Scandal

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U.N. Mulls Response to Oil-For-Food Scandal

U.N. Mulls Response to Oil-For-Food Scandal

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Read the interim report released by the Independent Inquiry Committee of the U.N. Oil-for-Food Programme. The panel is headed by former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker.

U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan plans to take disciplinary action against current and former officials involved in the oil-for-food program for Iraq. Mismanagement of the program — designed to help Iraqis under U.N. sanctions during Saddam Hussein's rule — has tarnished the U.N.'s reputation.