Survey: Iraqis Would Welcome Saddam's Overthrow

(Independent-UK) Iraqis would largely welcome a U.S.-led attack leading to the overthrow of Saddam Hussein, according to a survey of public opinion inside Iraq. Although they are suspicious of the Iraqi opposition abroad, a majority of Iraqis from all social classes say they see a U.S. strike leading to a change of a regime as the only way they can lead normal lives after over twenty years of war, sanctions, and economic misery - according to dozens of covert interviews carried out by the Brussels-based International Crisis Group (ICG).

2002-12-18 00:00:00

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