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Saddam Hussein - chief conspirator.

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Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Raheem Saddam Hussein - chief conspirator Saddam Hussein is the chief conspirator in the perpetuation of the sanctions imposed on Iraq. It is he who gives America and the United Nations the pretext to renew the sanctions each time they are about to be reviewed by the Security Council. This matter is evident to anyone pursuing the crisis, which Baghdad fabricated with the international weapons inspectors. Every time, the Iraqi government prevents them from entering a site or a building, and then they retract and allow the inspectors to enter once the purpose of generating the crisis is fulfilled. America's aim from perpetuating the sanctions against Iraq is known. She aims at consolidating her military presence in the Gulf under the pretext of defending its countries. ...read more.


America had claimed during the crisis through her defence secretary William Cohen that Iraq had acquired lethal biological weapons, and that she possessed sufficient quantities to exterminate the whole human race. This claim is in fact a message to the Jews, aimed at making them realise the dangerous consequences awaiting them if Netanyahu were to continue in his policy of confrontation with the Arabs and to work towards destroying the peace process. In addition to this, the Iraqi humanitarian needs were also highlighted during the crisis, noting that the agreement signed with the United Nations, known as "Oil for Food and Medicine" does not meet Iraq's needs, which means the Iraqi oil revenues must be increased. ...read more.


be lifted when the international inspectors declare that Iraq is free of weapons of mass destruction, without giving anyone the right to veto this decision. Lifting the ban will not take place until America deems that she has achieved her aims from it, or that her interest in lifting the ban exceeds her interest in maintaining it. If we were to take into consideration the reality that Iraq does not have anything in terms of weapons of mass destruction, we could perceive that lifting the ban on Iraq becomes theoretically expected anytime. As for when this will happen, this cannot be accurately predicted; however, the latest crisis indicates that this will be in the near future unless something unexpected occurs. The Media Forum of Hizb ut-Tahrir 22nd Shaaban 1418 22 December 1997 ...read more.

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