1,347. 10/1/1998

“[T]he Republican-dominated U.S. Congress, which was becoming increasingly restless about President [Bill] Clinton’s disinclination to confront Saddam, voted the Iraqi Liberation Act into law on October 1 [1998], in which it pledged $97 million to Iraqi opposition groups working to overthrow Saddam.”

 – Con Coughlin, Saddam: His Rise and Fall, Page 310

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