U.N.'s Kofi Annan Under Fire for Oil-for-Food Scandal A U.S. senator is calling for the resignation of U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan. Annan is being accused of fraud and lack of oversight in the Iraq oil-for-food program. Annan's battle to keep his job nearly overshadows plans for renovation and expansion of U.N. headquarters in New York City. NPR's Tony Cox talks with Ian Williams, a U.N. correspondent for The Nation magazine, and Mike Aiello, a staff writer for Forbes magazine, who has investigated the oil-for-food program at length.
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U.N.'s Kofi Annan Under Fire for Oil-for-Food Scandal

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U.N.'s Kofi Annan Under Fire for Oil-for-Food Scandal

U.N.'s Kofi Annan Under Fire for Oil-for-Food Scandal

U.N.'s Kofi Annan Under Fire for Oil-for-Food Scandal

Only Available in Archive Formats.

A U.S. senator is calling for the resignation of U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan. Annan is being accused of fraud and lack of oversight in the Iraq oil-for-food program. Annan's battle to keep his job nearly overshadows plans for renovation and expansion of U.N. headquarters in New York City. NPR's Tony Cox talks with Ian Williams, a U.N. correspondent for The Nation magazine, and Mike Aiello, a staff writer for Forbes magazine, who has investigated the oil-for-food program at length.