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Tuesday, September 21, 2004 - U.S. & World - Early Warning Not Heeded on Oil-for-Food: "The scheme ultimately allowed billions of dollars to change hands and investigators now are examining how much ended up in Saddam's pockets or in the coffers of other organizations. One U.N. whistle-blower who said he tried to identify what he saw as an emerging scandal became a casualty.
'I tried to do my best and that's one of the reasons why I was fired,' said Paul Conlon (search), who was fired in 1995 as a staffer on the U.N. Iraq sanctions committee. The panel carried out the Security Council's mandate to squeeze Saddam after the 1991 war"
Kerry would subordinate the security of the United States to this greedy, manipulative, amoral, and power-hungry organization.
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