Saddam on Trial

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Saddam Hussein was pulled out of his "spider hole” exactly a year ago, but since July, when his defiant appearance galvanized those both for and against him, he's been out of sight. The "quick trial” for a long list of atrocities and crimes against humanity, promised by US and Iraqi authorities has not happened, and there's much dispute about fairness, available evidence and whether the death penalty should apply. Would trying Saddam help Iraq establish the rule of law? Would it give him a forum to pit ethnic and tribal groups against one another? Do Iraqis still care? We look at the challenges inherent in Saddam's upcoming trial with reporters in Baghdad, experts on the Middle East, the military, international justice and war crimes, including the chief prosecutor at the Nuremberg trials.
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President Bush names Mike Levitt to head Health and Human Services

EPA Administrator Mike Leavitt

Health and Human Services Department

Feldmann's recent article on Bush cabinet turnover

International Court of Justice

International Criminal Court

LA Times article on delay of Saddam's trial

2005 Golden Globe nominations



Warren Olney