Bobby Caina Calvan

Reporter, McClatchy Newspapers

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Reporter for the Sacramento Bee, currently on assignment in Baghdad for McClatchy Newspapers

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Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has lashed out at American forces who are holding three high-ranking figures from Saddam Hussein's regime.

US Stalls Executions of Chemical Ali and Two Former Aides to Saddam

Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has lashed out at American forces who are holding three high-ranking figures from Saddam Hussein's regime.

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