ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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IRAQ-More than a Family Feud

More than a Family Feud A FALL-OUT of the Iraqi occupation of Kuwait in August 1990 was the imposition of a US-led economic embargo on Iraq. The relevant UN Security Council resolution stipulated that the embargo would be lifted only when Iraq had dismantled all mass destruction weapons systems under UN supervision in such a way that it would not be able to develop such systems in future. After its defeat in the Gulf war, Iraq had accepted this resolution in April 1991 and, ever since, had apparently complied with the requirements of the UN Special Commission (UNSCOM) which was to oversee the dismemberment of the weapons systems.

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