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Hi list >From "Everywhere and nowhere, Saddam retains his grip on Baghdad's imagination" , Suzanne Goldenberg, The Guardian, Thursday October 9, 2003 "A more substantial assault on Saddam's legacy is under way in the Republican Palace, where the occupation authority is making preparations to dismantle the food distribution system which gave free rations of flour, rice, cooking oil and other staples to every Iraqi.... Described by the UN as the world's most efficient food network, the system still keeps Iraqis from going hungry. But the US civilian administrator of Iraq, Paul Bremer, views it as a dangerous socialist anachronism. The coalition provisional authority (CPA) is planning to abolish it in January, despite warnings from its own technical experts that this could lead to hunger and riots." I haven't seen more detail on this. Can anyone please give us references for 1) Statements of intent from Bremer and the CPA 2) Warnings from thw CPA's own experts 3) Any further informed comments or predictions. Apologies to Nathaniel or anyone who has posted relevant stuff that I've missed... Andrew _______________________________________________ Sent via the discussion list of the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq. To unsubscribe, visit http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-discuss To contact the list manager, email firstname.lastname@example.org All postings are archived on CASI's website: http://www.casi.org.uk