Shoot-Out at Mosul Claims Saddam-s Two Sons

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Paul Wolfowitz, Deputy Defense Secretary, says -two miserable creatures are dead.- America-s Central Command in Iraq says dental records and the observations of people who knew them have confirmed the deaths of Uday and Qusay Hussein. The Pentagon is still deciding whether releasing gruesome pictures will help reassure a population used to living in fear. Will Iraqis believe that a regime of torture, murder and terror has really come to an end? Will the killings make life easier for US forces? Will they help blunt growing criticism of the war and the occupation? We hear from reporters in Iraq and at the Pentagon, a political scientist, a former Middle East CIA officer and a former speechwriter for President Bush.
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President Bush on progress in Iraq

President Bush's statement on Uday and Qusay Hussein

Central Command-s press briefing on yesterday-s mission

Defense Department on yesterday-s mission

Daniszewski's article on firefight

Government of Argentina (in Spanish)

International Monetary Fund (IMF)



Warren Olney