982. 12/5/1996

“Throughout the 1990s the US sanctions program resulted in thousands of Iraqi citizens dying every month from malnutrition and lack of medicine. [On 60 Minutes on December 5, 1996] When asked about the deaths of half a million Iraqi children due to sanctions, Secretary of State Madeleine Albright famously remarked that it was ‘worth it.’ “

 – Abdel Bari Atwan, The Secret History of al Qaeda, Page 184

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