Saddam Hussein

Captured Baathists Reveal Al-Qaeda Context

Fee-fi-fo-fum, I smell the blood of an infidel scum; Be he live, or be he dead, I'll grind his bones to make my bread. ASHINGTON—Al-Qaeda's big tent. It's been denied, downplayed, hushed, put on ice, overlooked, forgotten, disregarded and omitted from the public record. But a thorough review of open-source material demonstrates conclusive and widespread cooperation between former members of Saddam Hussein's Baathist regime and terrorists from the Iraqi al-Qaeda network. Dozens of former Saddam Hussein loyalists captured by US-led coalition forces in Iraq were found to be working with al-Qaeda or linked to their operations. Muhammed Hila Hammad Ubaydi,...

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Warrant For Arrest Of Saddam's Daughter

n a very sparsely word announcement, the BBC has reported that Interpol has circulated an arrest warrant for the oldest daughter of former Iraqi leader—Saddam Hussein. Raghad Saddam Hussein, who fled the US-invasion of Iraq in 2003, is accused of terrorism and other offenses. Escaping the fate of her brothers, she helped organize the legal defense of her father, who was hanged last December for crimes against humanity. Last year Iraq put Raghad and her mother, Sajida, on a list of its most wanted fugitives, alleging they supported the insurgency in Iraq. The Iraqi Interior Ministry told the BBC that...