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Spiders Web: The Secret History of How the White House Illegally Armed Iraq Alan Friedman

Spiders Web: The Secret History of How the White House Illegally Armed Iraq

Alan Friedman

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ISBN : 9780553096507
Hardcover
455 pages
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The account of how London, Washington & Rome brushed aside both laws & stated policies in a relentless quest to arm Saddam Hussein throughout the 1980s — & even weeks before Iraqs invasion of Kuwait. Explains how the politics of oil &MoreThe account of how London, Washington & Rome brushed aside both laws & stated policies in a relentless quest to arm Saddam Hussein throughout the 1980s — & even weeks before Iraqs invasion of Kuwait. Explains how the politics of oil & money dictated the Wests attempt to embrace Saddam in a cocoon of moderation, & then mount a cynical cover-up to hide the truth from Parliament & Congress. Reveals how the Thatcher & Bush governments allowed lethal technology & equipment to flow to Iraq, in the face of explicit warnings that the goods could be used in Saddams nuclear & chemical warfare projects.