Democracy Now! February 17, 1999

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Democracy Now! February 17, 1999
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Saddam Hussein: Out of the Ashes; Sanctions Against Iraq

Saddam Hussein: Out of the Ashes We look at the survival of Saddam Hussein , who has outlasted the Cold War, the Iran-Iraq war, The Gulf War, George Bush and repeated U.S. British bombings. GUESTS: Alexander Cockburn, author of several books on defense and international affairs. GUEST: Patrick Cockburn, senior Middle East correspondent for teh Financial Times and the London Independent since 1979. Sanctions Against Iraq The U.S. continued this week to bomb the U.S. - British imposed no-fly zones in the north and south of Iraq, and Iraq said that at least three civilians were killed and a number injured in the latest attacks. A look at the affects of the sactions. GUEST: Dennis Halliday, for Asst. Secretary General of the U.N. and former United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Iraq. GUEST: PHyllis Bennis, Fellow from the Institute for Policy Studies.

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February 17, 1999
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February 17, 1999
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WPFW; Maria Carrion, Amy Goodman; February 17, 1999
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