Saddam's Agents Behind Attacks in Iraq, Pentagon Finds

(New York Times) - A Defense Intelligence Agency report has concluded that many bombings against Americans and their allies in Iraq, and the more sophisticated of the guerrilla attacks in Falluja, are organized and often carried out by members of Saddam Hussein's secret service, who planned for the insurgency even before the fall of Baghdad. Suicide bombers have worn explosives-laden vests made before the war under the direction of the "Special Operations and Antiterrorism Branch," known as M-14. The findings were based on interrogations of high-ranking M-14 members who are now in American custody.

2004-04-29 00:00:00

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