Sunday, October 24, 2004

Oil for Food update Annan in Crosshairs

Our good friend, Kofi Annan seems to be getting the attention he so rightly deserves according to the Sunday Times.

THE ROLE of Kofi Annan in the Iraqi oil-for-food scandal is to be
after it emerged that the United Nations secretary-general was
in charge of some
of the most controversial aspects of the discredited
humanitarian programme.
Annan, 66, the Ghanaian-born head of the UN and
Nobel peace prize winner who
is due to retire in 2006, is “co-operating”
with the independent commission set
up to look into the scandal. He has
agreed to waive his diplomatic immunity and
face legal action if any
wrongdoing is uncovered.

Read it all.