Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Iraq War News Updates -- March 31, 2009

In a Tyrant's Shadow: Defaced images of former Iraqi President Hussein adorn an apartment building in Baghdad

The Return Of The Baathists -- Newsweek

For years this man has spoken out for members of Saddam's old party. Now Iraqis are listening.

Grinning with vindication, Saleh al-Mutlaq says he knew this day would come. For years the amiable, disheveled parliamentarian, now 61, has been the foremost defender of Iraqis with ties to Saddam Hussein's old party. In return, Mutlaq and his allies have been called just about everything from opportunists to terrorists. Nevertheless, he claims, he told Nuri al- Maliki four years ago that someday Maliki would beg the Baathists to come back.

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More News On Iraq

Al-Qaeda Infiltrating Security Forces in Iraq, Sources Say -- Time Magazine
Suicide Bomber Kills 7 and Wounds 17 in Mosul -- Associated Press
Iraq Bombing Kills 7 -- Voice Of America
Seven killed in suicide attack on Iraqi police -- AFP
FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, March 31 -- Reuters
Rebellious Sunni Council Disarmed -- New York Times
Rebellious Sunni Council Disarmed After Clashes, Officials in Baghdad Say -- New York Times
A Look Inside Iraq's Interior Ministry -- Los Angeles Times
Iraq's Unraveling? -- The Atlantic

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