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  Science Fair Projects - Iraq after Saddam Hussein
Saddam Hussein's Ba'athist government collapsed in 2003 following the invasion of Iraq by a small coalition of nations led by the United States and United Kingdom.
Iraq is a nation recovering from years of totalitarian rule, economic sanctions, and several wars, including the 2003 invasion itself.
After years of dictatorship, Iraq has virtually no civil society to serve as a necessary backbone to a democratic process.
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/Iraq_after_Saddam_Hussein   (878 words)

 Saddam Hussein Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Saddam Hussein was born in the village OF Al-Awja, Iraq.
Saddam was shot in the leg and was forced to escape to Syria.
Saddam was elected the Vice-chairman of the Revolution Command Council in 1969.
www.paralumun.com /warsaddam.htm   (200 words)

 Saddam Hussein - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
A member of the Ba'ath party, he fled Iraq after participating (1959) in an assassination attempt on the country's prime minister; in Egypt he attended law school.
Hussein's resistance to UN-supervised weapons inspections imposed as part of the conditions for ending the Gulf War led to U.S. and British bombing raids against Iraq beginning in 1998.
Hussein was convicted and sentenced to death in the Dujail case in Nov., 2006.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-husseins1.html   (555 words)

 Islamist Politics in Iraq after Saddam Hussein by Graham E. Fuller: Special Reports: U.S. Institute of Peace
With the fall of Saddam Hussein, the revolutionary new opportunities have galvanized the Shiite community and sparked an extraordinary and rapid wave of identity politics and political activism that was not anticipated by American policymakers or even by most Iraqi Sunnis.
Saddam Hussein himself sought to exhibit personal piety at public prayer, and even emblazoned the Islamic invocation "there is no god but God" on a new version of the Iraqi national flag.
Saddam Hussein, however, had at one point supported the underground Syrian Brotherhood, at a time when his relations with Syria were hostile.
www.usip.org /pubs/specialreports/sr108.html   (8405 words)

 Saddam Hussein, Schema-Root news   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The President of Iraq, Saddam Hussein, in American custody, was finally put to death on the occasion of Islamic festival of sacrifice.
In the case of Saddam Hussein, he refused to have his face covered; and the footage of his execution was aired in several international TV stations.
Saddam, 67, was asked to confirm his name, date of birth and position as former president, head of the Arab Ba'ath Socialist party and leader of the Iraqi armed forces.
schema-root.org /region/middle_east/iraq/government/officials/saddam_hussein   (6513 words)

After the collapse of the Ba'th regime in November 1963, Saddam takes charge of organizing a Ba'th security organ, "Jihaz Haneen." This becomes the core of the dreaded security apparatus after 1968.
Saddam is the Deputy Secretary-General of the Ba'th party at the time, but plays a minor role in the coup.
On July 16, 1979 At the age of 42, Saddam forces Al-Bakr to retire and is sworn in as President of the Republic of Iraq.
www.iraqfoundation.org /research/bio.html   (1252 words)

 NPR : Analysis: Iraq After Saddam Hussein
After we get back from a short break, we're going to be talking with Kanan Makiya, who is the author under a pseudonym of "Republic of Fear," a well-known book about Iraq that many Americans read in the run-up to the Gulf War in 1991.
After all, if Saddam had truly relinquished his weapons of mass destruction way back after the Gulf War, as various UN resolutions demanded of him, he might very well be free of sanctions, sort of climbing his way back to international credibility and a player in the game of nations that goes on.
Iraq is not Afghanistan, as everyone points out, the sort of country where you can hide in mountains and so forth.
www.npr.org /programs/totn/transcripts/2002/aug/020819.conan.html   (6248 words)

 UK Indymedia | Life in Iraq after Saddam hussein   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The "capture" of Saddam Hussein will entrench amongst moderate Iraqi's and Arabs in general the belief that there is now no good reason for the US and coalition forces to remain in Iraq yet four permanent military bases are intended for the country.
Saddam Hussein cannot be put on trial publicly by the Americans for the obvious reasons that he may very well cite American complicity in his crimes during the past thirty years and the "back pay" he is owed by the US government.
Saddam Hussein, as is now abundantly clear, was never a threat to the US or the world.
www.indymedia.org.uk /en/regions/manchester/2003/12/283138.html   (1367 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | Middle East | Iraq after Saddam Hussein
Iraq has no serious internal opposition, and there are doubts about the various organisations that have set themselves as opposition groups in exile - some are badly run and disunited, others have no popular support in Iraq at all.
If Saddam Hussein lost power it is possible that Iraq would fragment into three entities controlled by the Kurds in the north, the Shia Muslims in the south and Sunni Muslims in the centre.
One possible answer to accusations that Washington is not planning for the period after Saddam Hussein is a plan being floated for the military occupation of the country.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/middle_east/1879841.stm   (1295 words)

 The War on Terrorism: Post-Saddam Iraq
For resources on the situation in Iraq before then, including life under Saddam, Operation Iraqi Freedom, the debate over military action, and the issue of weapons of mass destruction (WMD), please see our companion page The War on Terrorism: Saddam Hussein and Iraq.
After Saddam: Assessing the Reconstruction of Iraq: (http://www.foreignaffairs.org/20040109faupdate83175/kenneth-m-pollack/after-saddam-assessing-the-reconstruction-of-iraq.html).
Islamist Politics in Iraq after Saddam Hussein: (http://www.usip.org/pubs/specialreports/sr108.html).
www.lib.ecu.edu /govdoc/iraq.html   (2129 words)

 IRAQ History Saddam Hussein
After Saddam Hussein became president of Iraq in 1979, he proved to be one of the most brutal and warlike of late-20th-century political figures.
Hussein was born to a peasant family in the village of Tikrit on April 28, 1937.
Iraq's new president was Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr, but Hussein quickly became the most powerful individual in government.
www.geocities.com /iraqinfo/sum/hist/saddam.html   (407 words)

 Catholic World News : Life after Saddam Hussein
Under the Saddam Hussein regime, some Catholics held high government office—such as Tariq Aziz, who was the deputy prime minister.
Casmoussa: There were no official restrictions [under Saddam Hussein] for the Christians in the army and in the government.
After the main portion of this interview was concluded, CWR caught up with Archbishop Casmoussa once again to ask for his reaction after a new rash of bombings struck five Christian churches in Baghdad on October 16.
www.cwnews.com /news/viewstory.cfm?recnum=34013   (2281 words)

 Iraq - Saddam Hussein - United States - Worldpress.org
Saddam Hussein’s goal will be to prevent or delay social upheaval by keeping the population in line as long as he can.
In the cities, where the threat of uprisings is acute, Saddam Hussein is casting in his lot with the Ba’ath party and the national security apparatus, although he is well aware that their loyalty is fragile.
Iraq’s elite reserves might then step in; these are woven into the fabric of city life and will be elusive targets for a bombing campaign.
www.worldpress.org /Europe/972.cfm   (2689 words)

 The U.S. Role In Iraq - After Saddam - CBS News
They also said the administration is committed to preserving Iraq's territorial integrity and ensuring that Iraqis inside and outside the country work together to establish a broad-based government that represents various ethnic and religious groups.
The Iraqi exiles with whom the Bush administration has been working regarding Iraq's future are a great resource "but not a substitute for what all Iraqis will need to do to work toward democracy in their country," Grossman said.
Saddam Hussein told his people that Iraq is already winning the war and he vowed Iraq would fight if war came, Mark Phillips reports.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2003/02/11/iraq/main540257.shtml   (840 words)

 Saddam Hussein's Philanthropy of Terror - by Deroy Murdock
Saddam Hussein’s vice president, Taha Yassin Ramadan, is the man who Israeli intelligence believes was directly involved in funneling money from Baghdad into the hands of the families of homicide bombers.
After running an al-Qaeda training camp in Afghanistan, he found his way to Baathist Baghdad, where he reportedly checked into Olympic Hospital, an elite facility run by the late Uday Hussein, son of the captured tyrant.
Saddam Hussein was a living threat to American national security and the safety of the civilized world.
www.husseinandterror.com   (4558 words)

 Shaking Hands with Saddam Hussein
In February 1984, Iraq's military, expecting a major Iranian attack, issued a warning that "the invaders should know that for every harmful insect there is an insecticide capable of annihilating it whatever the number and Iraq possesses this annihilation insecticide" [Document 41].
Iraq's ambassador met with the U.S. ambassador to the U.N., Jeane Kirkpatrick, and asked for "restraint" in responding to the issue - as did the representatives of both France and Britain.
After reading a "friendly and non-contentious letter" from Iraqi Foreign Minister Hammadi to Secretary of State Haig, the head of the U.S. interests section agrees with foreign ministry official Mohammed al-Sahhaf that a useful two-way correspondence had been established between the U.S. and Iraq.
www.gwu.edu /~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB82   (7873 words)

 Saddam Hussein   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Saddam Hussein's half brother and the former head of Iraq's Revolutionary Court have been executed.
MOSCOW: The execution of Saddam Hussein was rushed to prevent the former Iraqi leader from revealing facts that could compromise the United States, former Russian prime...
BAGHDAD, Iraq - The half brother of Saddam Hussein, along with the former head of Iraq's Revolutionary Court, were hanged before dawn Monday, a government spokesman sai...
cgi.wn.com /?t=saddamhussein/index.txt   (633 words)

 reviewjournal.com -- News: Life After Saddam
The group mingled with each other and chatted with television and newspaper reporters, explaining their history as being among the first Christians in the region that is known as the Cradle of Civilization.
Hundreds from the city of Halabja near the Iranian border fled north to hide in the mountains and escape the chemical attacks after their water was contaminated, she said.
Assyrian Christians in Iraq have suffered persecution and marginalization by a range of conquerors from Persian armies and the Ottoman Turks to Saddam's regime.
www.reviewjournal.com /lvrj_home/2003/Apr-26-Sat-2003/news/21193964.html   (766 words)

 US may have captured top Saddam aide - www.smh.com.au
US forces may have killed or captured Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, the most wanted man in Iraq after Saddam Hussein and believed to be a mastermind of the guerilla resistance, Iraq Governing Council sources said.
A top pre-war lieutenant of Saddam, he is sixth on the US list of the 55 top Iraqi fugitives, but all those in the top five except for Saddam have been killed or captured.
State funerals were held in Madrid for the seven Spanish agents killed in Iraq and Spain's Parliament was to reopen the debate about the war and how Spain ended up in the middle of it.
www.smh.com.au /articles/2003/12/02/1070351587999.html   (745 words)

 Iraq After Saddam: CBSNews.com‘s Special News and Video Report
Saddam Hussein sentenced to hang after conviction for crimes against humanity.
George Casey, the top U.S. commander in Iraq, says it won't be clear whether President Bush's plan to send 21,500 extra troops into the war is a success until this summer, and they won't likely come home until late this summer.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi charged that President Bush is wading too deeply into Iraq and said it should not be "an obligation of the American people in perpetuity." The White House shot back, calling her critique "poisonous." More...
www.cbsnews.com /sections/iraq/main500257.shtml   (726 words)

 Four Corners - 30/08/2004: After Saddam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Next on Four Corners, former Middle East correspondent Debbie Whitmont returns to the Iraq she knew under Saddam Hussein and looks behind the images of bombing and destruction to examine the lives of ordinary people.
THE FAMILY — ordinary Iraqi families describe life in post war Iraq, where even educating your child is close to impossible: "If this continues, I think we had better keep them at home, not go to school as there is no future." They tell stories of widespread burglary, kidnapping and extortion.
Even those who suffered the most during Saddam Hussein’s regime now direct their fury at the country that did the most to remove him.
www.abc.net.au /4corners/content/2004/s1186512.htm   (454 words)

 BBC NEWS | Special Reports | Conflict with Iraq
Security forces in Iraq have seized a high-level militia leader in a raid in Baghdad, the US military says.
Saddam's death is unlikely to improve Iraq's lot
The botched hanging of one of Saddam's former aides was one the government could ill-afford.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/in_depth/middle_east/2002/conflict_with_iraq/default.stm   (154 words)

 Film to be made in Iraq after Saddam Hussein's novel - Pravda.Ru   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Film to be made in Iraq after Saddam Hussein's novel
A feature film will be shot in Iraq after Saddam Hussein's novel "Men and City", the Iraqi newspaper Babil reported on Monday.
The main characters of the novel, besides Saddam Hussein, are his father, uncle and other relatives of the Iraqi President.
english.pravda.ru /culture/2002/11/11/39332_.html   (255 words)

 Documents on Iraq
Report on US policy in Iraq from a bi-partisan group led by former secretary of state James Baker.
Described by the White House as "a comprehensive assessment of the threat Saddam Hussein's regime poses to the security of the United States and the World and our commitment to confront it".
Unofficial version of the list of goods that could not be imported into Iraq without UN permission.
www.al-bab.com /arab/docs/iraq.htm   (498 words)

 What Awaits Iraq After Saddam?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
But in 1996, after INC forces had destroyed several divisions of the Iraqi army, Saddam sent 400 tanks and 40,000 of his best troops to attack INC headquarters, forcing the INC into exile, although it continues to have many more agents in Iraq than the CIA does.
Therefore they have tried to prevent Saddam’s removal, and especially his replacement by a democratic movement like the INC, by insisting that the Palestinian problem be solved before Saddam is removed.
Of course even though the INC and its supporters intend to establish the rule of law in Iraq, and have an extraordinarily talented and honorable leader in Ahmad Chalabi, there inevitably is a danger that they will fail a danger that has been increased by the State Department’s years of efforts to undermine Mr.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/735272/posts   (1469 words)

 Iraq After Saddam Hussein (The Leonard Lopate Show: Monday, 10 July 2006...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Iraq After Saddam Hussein (The Leonard Lopate Show: Monday, 10 July 2006...
Fouad Ajami has interviewed everyone from the Shia cleric Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, to Sunni leaders and ordinary Iraqis from all backgrounds.
In The Foreigner’s Gift, he offers his perspective on how Iraq has adapted to life after Saddam Hussein.
odeo.com /audio/1463967/view   (94 words)

 WorldNetDaily: Who will run Iraq after Saddam?
The United States is unlikely to attack Iraq until it believes it has identified a suitable replacement regime.
It should be noted that removing Saddam from power would entail a shift in regimes, not simply a transfer of power.
Arresting Saddam for war crimes – assuming he left the country – or assassinating him would not bring about much change, since Saddam has spent more than five years grooming his son Qusay as his successor.
www.worldnetdaily.com /news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=26473   (416 words)

 Pravda.RU Film to be made in Iraq after Saddam Hussein's novel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Pravda.RU Film to be made in Iraq after Saddam Hussein's novel
This dream became realized after rockets were invented.
If Iraq agrees with new UN resolution, chief international observer can set off for Baghdad
newsfromrussia.com /culture/2002/11/11/39332.html   (1969 words)

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