Posts Tagged ‘saddam’

Germany evading accountability for arming Saddam with chemical weapons: Iranian diplomat

TEHRAN – Esmaeil Baghaei Hamaneh, the permanent representative of Iran to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, has criticized Germany for not being accountable for its role in equipping Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein’s regime with chemical weapons. He made the remarks at a United Nations’ plenary session on disarmament held in Geneva on Tuesday, […]


Saddam worked for the CIA Richard Sale, UPI Intelligence Correspondent, wrote about Saddam and the CIA, on 4/10/2003. Exclusive: Saddam key in early CIA plot – According to Sale, British scholars and former U.S. diplomats and intelligence officials say that Saddam Hussein was used by the U.S. intelligences services for over 40 years. In […]

Only the US can help return Saddam’s daughter to Iraq from UAE to face terrorism charges: Jaafar

nsnbc : Iraqi MP Jassem Mohamed Jaafar said only the United States can greenlight the return of  Raghad Saddam, the daughter of ousted and […]

Kurdistan, Iraq, and Iran’s interest in Saddam’s prime real estate for SCUD missile launches

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Nechirvan Barzani, prime Minister of Iraq’s Kurdistan Autonomous Region (KAR) has met with Iraqi federal prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi in […]

“Bahrain Rulers Must Take Lesson from Fates of Saddam, Shah, Other Tyrants”

November 29, 2017 Secretary General of World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought (WFPIST) Ayatollah Sheikh Mohsen Araki held Bahraini rulers responsible for deterioration in health of prominent cleric, Sheikh Issa Al-Qassem. “News on deterioration in health of Ayatollah Qassem has worried Muslim nation as well as its leaders,” Ayatollah Araki said Wednesday […]

Condoleezza Rice: US invaded Iraq to topple Saddam Hussein, not to bring democracy

     Condoleezza Rice, the US national security adviser under President George W. Bush, said Thursday in an interview that the goal the United States pursued during the 2003 invasion of Iraq was toppling of President Saddam Hussein, not bringing democracy to the Middle East country. The United States invaded Iraq with its allies in 2003 […]

Erdogan lands in Istanbul, gives speech downplaying coup as ‘minority’ army mutiny

     A plane carrying Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has landed at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport. The country’s leader is making a statement on the military coup. Erdogan has addressed crowds of supporters after emerging at Ataturk Airport. Having thanked the public and politicians for their support, the president said that Turkey would not be intimidated […]

Video footage shows alleged CIA spy tackled outside US Moscow embassy

A Russian television station has aired footage allegedly showing a Russian guard stationed outside the United States embassy in Moscow trying to stop an American diplomat from entering the embassy. The Kremlin claims that the alleged US diplomat was in fact a Central Intelligence Agency officer who was returning to the embassy […]

CIA: Police Job Applications Favour Psychopaths

A CIA insider has revealed that Police departments across the US are encouraged to seek out prospective applicants who display signs of being a psychopath.  Former CIA contractor Steven Kelley says that the US now has a policy to not hire potential police officers if they show signs of empathy or logic. reports: “There is […]

Is your municipal wifi really free? Or are you paying with your sensitive data?

As usual, the devil is in the details: namely, the privacy policy that governs the system and the fact that it’s bottom-lined by the most powerful advertising company on the planet, Google.  In the capitalist marketplace, enormous corporations typically do not spend millions of dollars to be nice. And sure enough, while the companies involved […]

Russians continue to clear ISIS mines in Palmyra, as locals return (PHOTOS)

READ MORE: US reporters ignore first journalist tour of liberated Palmyra organized by Russian military – MoD “The first thing I checked in the house was the roof,” Khudr Hammoud, a 68-year-old retired civil servant, told AFP as he surveyed the structural damage to his house. “The walls, the windows, and the door are also […]

Taxonomy of less than ideal male friends

     We all know “That Guy,” and we all have at least one in our group of friends. He’s the one scalawag who is generally pleasant to hang out with except for one glaringly painful characteristic. Although there are different species of That Guy, some far more deplorable than others, they all have one thing […]

Questions Neera Tanden should ask Netanyahu at the Center for American Progress

November 9, 2015 Neera TandenPresidentCenter for American Progress1333 H Street, NW, 10th FloorWashington, D.C., 20005 Dear Neera, As an admirer of yours and the Center for American Progress (CAP), I am wishing you all the best in moderating tomorrow’s speech by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at CAP. Amnesty International spends a great deal of […]

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