Oil-For-Food Investigators Resign

Roger Simon had this story first: two top investigators for Paul Volcker’s U.N.-sponsored inquiry into the U.N.’s Oil-For-Food program have resigned because they thought the initial Volcker report was too easy on Kofi Annan. “You follow a trail and you want to see people pick it up,” a spokesman for Volcker’s team said. The committee “told the story” that the investigators presented, he added, “but we made different conclusions than they would have.” One of those who resigned was the Volcker committee’s senior investigative counsel, Robert Parton.


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