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US misled UK over Saddam Hussein's WMD

Former British PM Gordon Brown says the UK was misled over Saddam Hussein’s weapons of mass destruction and the Iraq War was unjustified.

By Conor Riordan, Press Association Scotland… 373 more words

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A Cult Leader or Simply a Frightened Little Man?

Earlier this morning, I finished a rather fascinating article exploring whether the Kim dynasty has essentially managed to construct nationwide cult, one so entrapped in its dogma and mysticism that it would gladly sacrifice itself in the face of American aggression. 341 more words

Jim Langcuster

Kurdish city gassed by Saddam hopes referendum heralds better days

HALABJA, Iraq (Reuters) – When poison gas killed thousands of Kurds in Halabja in 1988,┬áits residents never imagined they would ever escape Saddam Hussein’s grip, let alone vote one day in a referendum on secession from Iraq.
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Honour Among Thieves (Jeffrey Archer)

While the Clinton Administration grapples with its domestic policies, a sinister plot is being masterminded six thousand miles away in Baghdad. By using $100 million as bait and spinning a deadly web of corruption, forgery, and terror, Saddam Hussein seeks to embarrass the U.S. 34 more words

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A Prisoner of Birth (Jeffrey Archer)

If Danny Cartwright had proposed to Beth Wilson the day before, or the day after, he would not have been arrested and charged with the murder of his best friend. 106 more words

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Man On Hanover Most Wanted List Killed

Sadan Mullings aka “Saddam” a Hanover resident wanted for approximately 20 murders died in a shootout with police. 333 more words

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Iraq OIF 2004

A few images from Iraq during the Fallujah uprising

Clockwise: Bomb damage assessment from an incoming rocket; with Oscar PSD team; with General Paul Eaton, Combined Military Assistance Training Team (CMATT); morning briefing at Taji Military Camp, just north of Baghdad; with the only poster of Saddam not shot up by the Marines, at an Iraqi weapons development center.

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