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Topic - Saddam Hussein
The new chief of the FBI office in Miami once interrogated Saddam Hussein after the Iraqi leader's 2003 capture during the U.S.-led war that toppled his regime.
An Iraqi man who helped anti-government forces try to overthrow Saddam Hussein in Iraq and is charged in state court with bombing a Social Security building in Arizona was sentenced Monday to five years in federal prison for felony weapons possession.
A lawyer for a former Indiana truck driver convicted of trying to sell U.S. secrets to Saddam Hussein's Iraqi government said Monday that the 13-year sentence the man received is too harsh and he shouldn't be serving it in a federal Supermax prison.
An Iraqi man convicted of trying to ship arms and cash to Al-Qaida in Iraq doesn't consider himself a terrorist for his time battling U.S. soldiers in Iraq. Instead, he compares himself to the Americans who fought for independence from British colonial rule in the 1770s.
A former Indiana truck driver convicted of offering to assist Saddam Hussein's government in Iraq has asked a federal judge to let him out of prison, but prosecutors say he should remain behind bars.
Were it not so deadly serious, it would be satirical. The United States is losing its sense of geospatial positioning. We may be one of the few "countries" left in the world — replaced by a series of pseudo-states, groups and strange bedfellows.
Jordan is ready to host U.S. training of Iraqi soldiers after al-Qaida militants seized control of two towns in Iraq's contested Anbar province, Information Minister Mohammad Momani said Sunday.
"So, here's a snapshot of our life," said Marcy Luek, a smile creeping across her face.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Shirley Parrello knows that her youngest boy believed in his mission in Iraq. But as she watches Iraqi government forces try to retake the hard-won city of Fallujah from al-Qaida-linked fighters, she can't help wondering if it was worth Marine Lance Cpl. Brian Parrello's sacrifice.
BAGHDAD (AP) — A government airstrike killed 25 al-Qaida-linked militants in a besieged province west of Baghdad amid fierce clashes Tuesday between Iraqi special forces and insurgents battling for control of the key cities of Fallujah and Ramadi, Iraqi officials said.
JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday that the United States will support Iraq's fight against al-Qaida-linked militants who have overrun two cities, but won't send in American troops.
Secretary of State John Kerry said North Korea’s Kim Jong-un is the new Saddam Hussein, “ruthless and reckless” with executions in the same manner as the toppled Iraq leader.
It wasn't exactly the disastrous rollout of Obamacare, but 10 years ago this week, Washington was consumed with another scandal, dubbed by one CNN newscaster as "Turkey-gate": Was that a fake turkey President George W. Bush was photographed with during his first surprise visit with troops in Iraq?
Nearly two years after ending military engagement in the Iraq War, the U.S. and its allies are still paying millions of dollars for reconstruction, even though Baghdad is reaping revenue from its oil industry as instability rises and the government has grown closer to Iran.
The United States has ridden — and tamed — the wild global tiger since the end of World War II. The frantic ride has been dangerous to us, but a boon to humanity. At the same time, America's leadership role has been misrepresented and misunderstood abroad and at home, including by some of our country's own leaders. Accordingly, our current president, Barack Obama, has decided to climb down from the tiger, with the certain consequence that it will run wild again.
"Before this century is over, global warming, proliferation and disease could turn out to be the cardinal challenges of this era," he said. "It's entirely possible that the 21st century will be defined more by global challenges than great power rivalry."
Another bomb hit a patrol of pro-government Sunni militiamen in Baghdad's southeastern suburb of Jisr Diyala, killing one fighter and wounding four, he added.