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    • Gregory Allen Leeds
    • 08.01.13 | 20:24 (IST)

    The UN "Oil for food" program in Iraq during Clinton's time was found to be compromised by Russian intelligence at the UN and became a cash cow for many. The al-quda was partially financed by this program pre-9/11 and also helped to pa ythe families of 117 Palistinian suicide bombers after they attacked Israeli targets.

    from the article: UN: One million Syrians going hungry due to civil war
    First published 19:50 08.01.13 | Last updated 19:50 08.01.13
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