Saddam Hussein

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by Dinizulu Mbikokayise Macaphulana AT 86, and approaching 87 years of age, Robert Mugabe, the president of Zimbabwe is the world’s oldest ruler. Depending on where one stands, the political life and historical legacy of Mugabe is either a tragedy of cataclysmic proportions or a cruel comedy of...
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Ten years and war implications still pertinent Horace G. Campbell INTRODUCTION On Tuesday 19, March 2013, there were commentaries all over the Western media about the impact of the war against the People of Iraq on the world. US commentators focused on the meaning of the war for their society while t...
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Mar 28th, 2013
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By Ajamu Baraka This month marks the tenth anniversary of the U.S. attack on Iraq, one of the most egregious expressions of naked power and imperial ambition since the Second World War. The attack defied both an outraged world opinion — expressed by global mass demonstrations  — and the United Nation...
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Mar 20th, 2013
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A decade after Operation ‘Shock and Awe’, Iraq has been the captive of unspeakable violence. But what is at all about? KHADIJA PATEL asks 10 of the most pressing questions about the enduring legacy of the war in Iraq. 1. Was Saddam Hussein a cohort of Al-Qaeda? Er, no. The U.S. military’s first...
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Mar 20th, 2013
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With all American troops left Iraq since December 2011, America has squandered an extraordinary military victory that was won in the spring of 2003 when U.S. forces overthrew the regime of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein. Ten years after the invasion, and regardless of the legitimacy of the mil...
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Mar 6th, 2013
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From:The Australian HE was lionised as a hero by the Western Left, of course, but it would be hard to find a leader in recent history who more comprehensively betrayed the wellbeing of his country than Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez. He was driven by an irrational, demagogic and self-defeating anta...
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Feb 7th, 2013
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The new Somalia president is miserably behaving like Mr. Mohammed Saeed al-Sahhaf, Saddam Hussein’s information minister. He reminds me of Mr. al-Sahaff pitifully saying: “There are no American infidels in Baghdad. Never!” Mr. al-Sahaff made this statement while the USA armored vehicles and tanks wer...
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Jan 7th, 2013
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If Hailemariam Desalegn wants to be Prime Minster he should act like one. Otherwise, he will be Prime Misery like his predecessors. by Teshome Debalke The new Prime Minster of Ethiopia, Hailemariam Desalegn address to the Parliament (the ruling party dominated assembly with only one seat out of 548 f...
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Dec 20th, 2012
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After an independent report found that mistakes were made in the Obama Administration’s handling of the Benghazi jihad massacre, Barack Obama immediately took action against those who apparently made them: Eric Boswell, the assistant secretary of state for diplomatic security; Charlene Lamb, the depu...
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Aug 31st, 2012
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Retired South African Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu has cancelled his plans to speak at a Discovery Invest Leadership Summit in Johannesburg because former British Premier Tony Blair will be there.  Blair’s “morally indefensible” alliance with the U.S. in overthrowing Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein...