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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 07.01.07 | 05:27 (IST)

    "Saddam killed many of his people simply to remain in power." - James Ptolemy the third of Egypt said that the most unfortunate thing about being king was you had to kill so many otherwise innocent people to stay in power. How does this compare to a man like George Bush who kills hundreds of thousands of innocent people simply for his own glory and the profit of his friends? "Once defeated and captured, why was he not tried before an international court for Crimes Against Humanity?" - James Saddam's trial(s) were timed to influence the US elections. Once the elections were over, there was no need for more trials. "Firstly, he might have been given a fair trial [even though he didn`t deserve one . . . " - James Sure, and the outcome would have been the same. "The trial was in Baghdad was nothing more than a show-trial with a predictable ending." - James Saddam understood this. He used the opportunity to put on one hell of a show.

    from the article: History and Hussein's hanging
    First published 00:00 04.01.07 | Last updated 00:00 05.01.07
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