An Iraqi girl watches US Marines from Lima Company patrolling the outskirts of devastated city of Fallujah, some 50 kilometers west of the capital Baghdad, 06 January 2005. Last November this city saw some of the worst fighting between US marines and Iraqi Insurgents since the invasion of Iraq by US troops toppling former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein.
Not because it’s real, but because it fits their hopes and what they want to be the case? You? Señor WMD. McGillicutty, Esq.? The guy who wanted to go after Saddam Hussein on 9/11 while the president was still reading ‘My Pet Goat’? You?! So, no. You alone don’t get to come to the victory parade for the Republicans. You’re the only one who doesn’t get to weigh in.
Ted Leonsis’s hatred of free speech is reminiscent of Saddam Hussein’s dictatorship of Iraq. The two individuals also have similar tastes in facial hair.More quotes »
Wave of bombings kills at least 33 in Iraq
bloodshed that pushed the country to the brink of civil war in 2006-2007.Majority Shiites control the levers of power in post-Saddam Hussein Iraq. Wishing to rebuild the nation rather than revert to open warfare, they have largely restrained their militias Read more »
Bromund: Barack Obama's Syrian 'red line' comes back to trip him
It was invented by Germany before World War II . Even Hitler decided it was better left unused, though his admirer Saddam Hussein did use it against the Kurdish people in 1988.Assad is a murderer many times over, though his sarin has likely claimed only a Read more »
Australia's Iraq war leader criticizes campaign
U.S. and British forces in the Iraq invasion a decade ago, has criticized U.S. handling of the bloody aftermath of dictator Saddam Hussein 's overthrow.In a speech in Sydney to mark the 10th anniversary of the fall of Baghdad on April 14, Howard said Tuesday Read more »
Saddam-linked legal adviser jailed for fraud
-- A flamboyant but unqualified lawyer whose clients included deposed Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein was sentenced Thursday to 14 years in jail for fraud.Giovanni Di Stefano was nicknamed "The Devil's Advocate" for speaking on behalf of figures including Saddam, Read more »
Rubin: Casualties of war in Iraq
who lost the war that followed. But it may be years before we know if anyone won.Topping the loser's columns, of course, is Saddam Hussein , with the world better for it. Yet, despite his demise, America is also the loser. The goals the Bush administration Read more »
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Even Ed Schultz Skeptical of Dem Rep. McDermott's Spin on IRS Scandal
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Assad: Upcoming Election Will Fortify Iran’s Status
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