He was once an international bureaucrat working for the United Nations’ Oil-for-Food program — until he called for “an independent investigation” of the UN’s dealings with Saddam Hussein. Explore how hypocrisy thrived in Iraq and the UN, in a darkly comic tale of one man’s political coming of age.


  • Michael Soussan Author of "Backstabbing for Beginners: My Crash Course in International Diplomacy" (Nation Books)

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