Saddam Defiant and Unrepentant

(New York Times) - On Sunday, four new leaders of Iraq questioned the now captured leader about his tyrannical rule. Asked about the mass graves of tens of thousands of Iraqis, Hussein answered: "Ask their relatives. They were thieves, and they ran away from the battlefields with Iran and from the battlefields of Kuwait." Asked why he invaded Kuwait in 1990, he said Kuwait was rightfully a part of Iraq. Governing Council member Ahmad Chalabi said Hussein also suggested that he was behind the recent wave of attacks against American soldiers in Iraq.

2003-12-15 00:00:00

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