Enver Masud, "Corporate
Globalization Threatens World's Poor, Middle Class," October
David Teather, "American to Oversee
Iraqi Oil Industry," Guardian, April 26, 2003
["The proposal would give the United States far greater authority
over Iraq's lucrative oil industry than administration officials
have previously acknowledged. Buffeted by charges that the United
States was launching a war to gain control over Iraq's oil fields,
administration officials have for months sought to assure
governments that Iraq's oil revenue would remain in the hands of the
Iraqi people after the ouster of president Saddam Hussein."--Colum
Lynch, "U.S. to Propose Broader Control Of Iraqi Oil, Funds,"
Washington Post, May 9, 2003]
["Washington and London sent a letter to the council president
recognizing their responsibilities and obligations under
international law 'as occupying powers.'
"Under the proposal, the 12-month initial authorisation would be
automatically renewed unless the Security Council decided otherwise.
Since the United States and Britain have veto power in the council,
they could block any attempt to get them to leave Iraq . . ."--"US and Britain seek to limit UN role in Iraq,"
Associated Press, May 9, 2003]
["top American and British diplomats leading reconstruction efforts
here told exile leaders in a meeting tonight that allied officials
would remain in charge of Iraq for an indefinite period"--Parick E.
Tyler, "In Reversal,
Plan for Iraq Self-Rule Has Been Put Off," New York Times, May
["The United Nations resolution has delayed the goal of Iraqi
sovereignty for what some Western officials say could be two
years."--Parick E. Tyler, "Iraqis Frustrated by Shift Favoring U.S.-British
Rule," New York Times, May 26, 2003]
"More and more Iraqis
view the US as occupation force: poll," AFP, October 23, 2003
Stephen Fidler and Thomas Catan, "Consultant
on Iraq contracts employed president's brother," Financial Times,
November 27, 2003