April 17, 2004

THE "UNSCAM" OIL-FOR-FOOD SCANDAL makes the New York Times today, with a story that provides a pretty good overview even if, as reader Chris Fountain notes, most of it is old news to blog-readers.

Russia is dragging its feet, which I think it's fair to take as an admission of guilt up front. And as the Times notes, 46 of those named in Iraqi documents as receiving illicit oil allocations are Russian.