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"It is absolutely laughable that American politicians have the nerve to accuse Annan of nepotism and conflict of interest."
Johan Johansson
Stockholm

Your story on U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan and the oil-for-food scandal [Dec. 13] conceded that neither Annan nor his son has been found guilty of anything improper or illegal. You noted that Annan is defending himself against a "small but determined band of congressional foes" who have launched five separate congressional investigations. But why focus on problems at the U.N. instead of the real scandal of the day: lying by the...

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