Saddam And His WMD’s

An interesting article at New Media Journal about the Russian help given to Iraq to hide the WMD’s: In December 2002, Russia?s Middle East envoy, Yevgeny Primakov (former Russian Intelligence Chief), flew to Baghdad under the front of making one last chance for...

Saddam Judge Stepping Down, Or Maybe Not.

All the speculation has ended and now the Judge in the Saddam trial has indeed stepped down: The chief judge in the trial of former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein has tendered his resignation, reports say. Judge Rizgar Mohammed Amin is angry at complaints from the Iraqi...

Newsweek’s Continuing Idiocy

This is rich. Christopher Dickey has written an opinion piece for Newsweek online in which he states that Saddam’s trial is just a show, comparable to the one he gave in 1979 where he executed many a member of his government, and then in the same breath states...

The Saddam Trial Resumes

So the Saddam trial resumed today, and Saddam was in a bit better mood…in the beginning at least: A noticeably calmer Saddam Hussein sat quietly in his defendant’s chair at the resumption of his trial Wednesday, two weeks after he called the court...

The Saddam Trial, Part III

The circus continued today with Saddam vowing: that he will not return “to an unjust court” when it convenes for a fifth session the following day. As the end of the session, when the judges decided to resume the trial Wednesday, Saddam suddenly shouted:...
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