Saddam Hanged for the Wrong Reason

Gwynne Dyer
Published: Wednesday, 01/10/2007 12:00 am EST

It was not the Iraqi government but its American masters that chose to execute Saddam Hussein in a great rush as soon as the first sentence was confirmed, thus cancelling all the other trials on far graver charges that awaited him. The current Iraqi government had nothing to hide if those trials went ahead; the United States government did.

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