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In the News (Mon 24 Jun 19)

  Uday and Qusay: Better Alive Than Dead
The killing of Saddam Hussein's sons, Uday and Qusay, is a tactical victory for the American occupation of Iraq.
Hussein's reign, justice, to the extent it existed, was consistently perverted.
The deaths of Uday and Qusay Hussein are being proclaimed a victory, but it is a temporary victory.
www.commondreams.org /views03/0724-03.htm   (1112 words)

 Qusay Hussein - Telegraph
Qusay Hussein, who has died aged 36, was the younger son and heir apparent of Saddam Hussein; he commanded Iraq's intelligence and security services and two elite military units, the shock troops of the Republican Guard and the praetorian Special Republican Guard.
Qusay Hussein was born in 1966 in Baghdad, the second son of Saddam Hussein and his cousin Sajida, whom the dictator had married in 1963.
Qusay's emergence in a more political role became apparent in 2001 when he was elected one of two deputy commanders of the ruling Ba'ath Party's military bureau; he also became a member of the Ba'ath Party regional command.
www.telegraph.co.uk /news/main.jhtml?xml=%2Fnews%2F2003%2F07%2F24%2Fdb2402.xml&sSheet=%2Fportal%2F2003%2F07%2F24%2Fixportal.html&secureRefresh=true&_requestid=90931   (1019 words)

 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Qusay Saddam Hussein al-Tikriti (Arabic: قصي صدام حسين) (or Qusai) (May 17, 1966 – July 22, 2003) was the second son of former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein.
Qusay's older brother Uday Hussein had been seen as the heir until he was injured in an assassination attempt in 1996.
Qusay Hussein played a vital role in crushing the Shiite uprising in the aftermath of the 1991 Gulf War and is also thought to have masterminded the destruction of the southern marshes of Iraq.
www.goupstate.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=Qusay_Hussein   (670 words)

 [ War in Iraq ]
Born in 1966, the second son of Saddam Hussein, Qusay was the heir apparent, groomed to succeed his father as ruler of Iraq.
Under the last years of the Hussein regime, he had, however, taken on increasing responsibility as head of all Iraqi intelligence and security services, the Republican Guard, and the Special Republican Guard, the units responsible for the regime's protection and its special weapons programs.
Qusay is reported to have ordered the prison executions in 1988-89 of more than 2,000 inmates, and was subsequently given broad powers by his father to quell the 1991 Shi'a uprising that followed the Gulf War that year.
www.rferl.org /specials/iraqcrisis/kusaj-bio.asp   (363 words)

 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Qusay Hussein
Qusay's older brother Uday Hussein had been seen as the heir until he was injured in an assassination attempt in 1996.
Qusay Hussein played a vital role in crushing the Shiite uprising in the aftermath of the 1991 Gulf War and is also thought to have masterminded the destruction of the southern marshes of Iraq.
Qusay was the ace of clubs in the coalition forces' most-wanted Iraqi playing cards, close to his father.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Qusay_Hussein   (751 words)

 Indict - Undefinied
I remember QUSAY shouting something like "Put this bastard in - he's a member of the [X] family'...The little boy was screaming.
QUSAY killed him along with all the others...The little boy screamed out "I am sorry, I don't want to die, I want my father." QUSAY said, "Your father is in the cell next door", which was true.
QUSAY then proceeded to spray him with gas and he died after about ten minutes of agony.
www.indict.org.uk /witnessdetails.php?target=Qusay   (369 words)

 t r u t h o u t - 3 More U.S. Soldiers Killed in Iraq as Resistance Continues
Hussein vowed to avenge the killing of the sons, Uday and Qusay, according to news agency reports.
The three American soldiers who died today were members of the 101st Airborne Division, the same division that killed Uday and Qusay Hussein on Tuesday during a four-hour gun battle at a house in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul.
Iraqi fighters describing themselves as Saddam Hussein's Fedayeen militia Thursday vowed to intensify attacks on American troops and their Iraqi collaborators to avenge the killing of his sons Uday and Qusay, in a video aired on Al-Arabiya television.
www.truthout.org /docs_03/072503C.shtml   (713 words)

 Obituary: Qusay Hussein Independent, The (London) - Find Articles
Qusay used his university law studies to justify the torture, massacre and destruction of opponents, and also oversaw Iraq's notorious detention centres.
Qusay was "very cool", said a former Iraqi official who worked in his father's palace and knew Qusay for 18 years but defected after falling out with him when Qusay objected to the official inviting "dirty clothed, foul smelling" tribal and country people to the "clean palace" to receive an award ordered by his father.
Qusay's true love, according to insiders, was Lyla, a local, well- educated teacher of outstanding beauty from a prominent Shia family.
findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qn4158/is_20030724/ai_n12701174   (905 words)

 Killing Hussein's Sons: The Nuremberg Precedent ...And The Criminalization Of The US Ruling Elite
There is little doubt that Uday and Qusay Hussein, the two sons of former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein killed by US forces in a house on the outskirts of Mosul July 22, were morally and politically reprehensible figures.
Having said that, both the means by which Hussein's sons were liquidated and the manner in which the killings were greeted by the American government and media speak volumes about the nature of the US intervention in Iraq and the character of the American political establishment.
The Hussein brothers would not have found it a great challenge to turn the tables on their prosecutors and expose the hypocrisy and criminality of the Anglo-American operation in Iraq.
www.rense.com /general39/kill.htm   (1874 words)

 Profile: Qusay Hussein
Qusay, Saddam Hussein's younger son, was born in 1966 and was said to be the first in line to succeed his father.
In mid-May 2001, Qusay was elected to the 18-member Iraqi Regional Command, the executive leadership of the Ba'ath Party.
Qusay was married to Sahar, the daughter of Maher Al-Rashid, a general, and they had two children but the marriage was later dissolved.
www.rediff.com /us/2003/jul/22iraq3.htm   (191 words)

 Worldandnation: Fierce gunfight kills Hussein's two sons
Qusay was second on the playing-card list of the most wanted, as the ace of clubs, and Uday was third, as the ace of hearts.
Qusay was far more trusted by his father and appeared to be his heir before the regime crumbled.
Qusay oversaw Iraq's notorious detention centers and is believed to have initiated "prison cleansing" - a means of relieving severe overcrowding in jails with arbitrary killings.
www.sptimes.com /2003/07/23/Worldandnation/Fierce_gunfight_kills.shtml   (1873 words)

 Qusay Hussein - Internet Accuracy Project   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Qusay Hussein was an Iraqi government official and the second son of Saddam Hussein.
Qusay ordered mass executions and torture to crush political opponents, and initiated the indiscriminant murder of prisoners as a means of relieving severe overcrowding in jails.
Qusay was being groomed as Saddam's successor, until the 2003 U.S. led invasion of Iraq brought an end to his father's reign of terror.
www.accuracyproject.org /cbe-Hussein,Qusay.html   (310 words)

 US releases photos of Saddam sons | Iraq | Guardian Unlimited
Photographs of Saddam Hussein's feared sons laid out in plastic body bags were released by the US today in a bid to convince sceptical Iraqis that neither would follow their father into power.
Qusay's face did not show any sign of wounds but he had also grown a beard, possibly in an effort to make himself less easy to recognise.
A fourth person in the house, believed to be Qusay's 14-year-old son, Mustafa, was shot and killed by troops storming the house after the missiles had devastated it.
www.guardian.co.uk /Iraq/Story/0,2763,1005281,00.html   (715 words)

 Hussein's Sons May Be Among Dead in U.S. Raid
Qusay had headed the elite Republican Guard for his father and was widely viewed as his father's obvious successor.
Last month's capture of Hussein's closest aide, Hussein Abid Hamid Mahmud, in a house in Tikrit, the former leader's hometown, gave a new impetus to the hunt for Hussein and his two sons.
The officials said Mahmud also described a plan by Hussein and his sons, Uday and Qusay, to split up to increase their chances of survival as U.S. forces closed in on Baghdad in April.
www.iraqfoundation.org /news/2003/gjuly/22_uday_qusay.html   (634 words)

 Time for Kids | Specials | AMERICA AT WAR
Qusay is in charge of Iraqi intelligence and security, including the Republican Guard, which is defending Baghdad.
In 2001, Qusay was "elected" to the powerful Iraqi Regional Command of the ruling Baath Party.
Qusay is considered by many to be as cruel and ruthless as Saddam.
www.timeforkids.com /TFK/specials/iraq/qusayhussein.html   (55 words)

 CNN.com - Pentagon: Saddam's sons killed in raid - Jul. 22, 2003
The sons of ousted Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein were killed by U.S. troops in the northern city of Mosul after a tipster betrayed their hideout, the commander of U.S. ground forces in Iraq said Tuesday.
Qusay and Uday were the second- and third-most-wanted Iraqi leaders, and both are in the card deck of most-wanted Iraqis issued to U.S. troops in Iraq.
Qusay has been the son widely perceived as most likely to have succeeded Saddam.
www.cnn.com /2003/WORLD/meast/07/22/sprj.irq.sons/index.html   (1403 words)

 IslamOnline - Iraq... The Aftermath
A few journalists working in Iraq cautioned that while the killings of the two Hussein sons were a blow to Saddam himself, it was unlikely to affect Iraqi resistance.
(Hussein himself broadcasted an audio tape in which he praised his sons for their “martyrdom” and urged other Iraqis to fight to the end.) Analysts and terrorism experts argued on popular news talk shows, but in the midst of all the ranting the voice of Iraqis was deafened, locked out of the debate.
Qusay Hussein, on the other hand, removed himself from the limelight but is said to have had a flair for killing anti-Saddam elements.
www.islamonline.net /english/In_Depth/Iraq_Aftermath/2003/07/article_06.shtml   (996 words)

 FOXNews.com - Obituary: Qusay Saddam Hussein - U.S. & World
Qusay was far more trusted by his father and appeared to be his heir before the regime crumbled.
Qusay also oversaw Iraq's notorious detention centers and is believed to have initiated "prison cleansing" — a means of relieving severe overcrowding in jails with arbitrary killings.
Qusay was made chief of the army branch for the ruling Baath party in 2000, meaning virtually all the army's movements were under his supervision.
www.foxnews.com /story/0,2933,92618,00.html   (1065 words)

 Blog of Death: Qusay Hussein
Qusay Hussein, the heir apparent of Saddam Hussein, died on July 22 during a firefight with U.S. military forces in Iraq.
The second son of Saddam, Qusay was largely ignored as a child.
Qusay was educated at the Al Khararkh Al Namouthajiya School in Baghdad and studied law at Baghdad University before he was named commander of Iraq's intelligence and security services.
www.blogofdeath.com /archives/000164.html   (947 words)

 Con Coughlin on Uday & Qusay Hussein on National Review Online
An internationally recognized expert on the Middle East and the Saddam Hussein regime, Coughlin spoke to NRO Wednesday about the elimination of Saddam Hussein's sons, Uday and Qusay.
Uday and Qusay were key members of Saddam's regime, and by taking them out U.S. forces have demonstrated to the Iraqi people that they are serious about eradicating the remnants of Saddam's regime.
Qusay was certainly quieter and more conscientious, but he was also more feared.
www.nationalreview.com /interrogatory/interrogatory072303.asp   (574 words)

 Qusay Hussein
On July 22, 2003, Qusay Hussein was killed by the US 101st Airborne Division in northeast Mosul, Iraq.
Qusay was the head the internal security forces, possibly the Iraqi Intelligence Service (SSO) and had some authority over the Iraqi Republican Guard and other Iraqi military units.
On August 5, 2003, Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld said, "With the deaths of Uday and Qusay Hussein last month, confidence is growing in Iraq that the Ba'athists will not be returning to power.
www.scottmanning.com /archives/qusayhussein.php   (341 words)

 Editorial, The deaths of Uday and Qusay Hussein
The deaths of Saddam Hussein's sons and heirs, Uday and Qusay Hussein, are controversial mostly for the wrong reasons and raise a number of important questions that are mostly ignored by the mainstream corporate news media.
Not even their own family is unanimous on the question, considering Uday's personal role in the murders of his sisters' husbands, and considering that the guy who sold Uday and Qusay to their enemies most probably is the owner of the house in which they died, who is one of their father's cousins.
Qusay, a drunkard who ran the former regime's atrocious prisons, took charge of the bloody repression of the Shiites after the first Gulf War.
www.thepanamanews.com /pn/v_09/issue_15/editorial.html   (802 words)

 CNN.com - U.S. releases photos said to show Saddam's sons' bodies - Jul. 24, 2003
U.S. Gallery: Photos released by the United States as evidence of the deaths of Uday and Qusay Hussein (These images are very graphic and difficult to view and are not recommended for children and some adults.
The provisional authority in Iraq has released photographs Thursday it said were of Saddam Hussein's sons Uday and Qusay, aimed at convincing skeptical Iraqis that they were killed in a raid by U.S. troops.
Qusay's purported image reveals wounds apparently received in the gun battle and missile attack in which the two men died.
www.cnn.com /2003/WORLD/meast/07/24/sprj.irq.sons/index.html   (1178 words)

 Qusay Hussein coordinated Iraq special operations with bin Laden's terrorist activities
The important thing of the recent development that should be a cause of tremendous worry is that Saddam Hussein empowered his son, Qusay to deal with the day-to-day relationship with bin Laden and coordinate the Iraqi special operations with bin Laden's terrorist activities.
He is now thought to have overcome his initial rejection of Saddam Hussein, whom he regarded as an exploiter of the Islamic cause rather than a true believer, and is considering the offer of a bolt-hole from which he can continue to mastermind terrorism on a global scale.
After 911 the Administration decided Hussein was too dangerous to leave in power (He was a lightening rod for anti-American beliefs and actions and had a record of brutality and of using any means available to achieve his goals).
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/951911/posts   (4146 words)

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