The hanging was Americas attempt to win the Hearts and Minds of Iraq. If only the Iraqi's would have been able to lie about the event they would have got away with it. The hidden cell phone shots showed the truth of the matter. A revenge killing for the Shias. Support for Sadr, and Sunni groups will increase. The sectarian strife will increase and America will as usual try and dig deeper.(Vietnam) Iraq was no mistake, it was par for the American dominance of arrogance in asserting it's will over the Middle East(Asia). America will never win the Hearts and Minds of Iraqis. Blind support of Israel made sure of this long ago.
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from the article: History and Hussein's hanging