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Newsweek
The Chilcot Report: Bush ignored numerous warnings before invading Iraqof ISIS—the Islamic State extremist group filled with members of former Iraqi d
The Chilcot Report: Bush ignored numerous warnings before invading Iraq
Newsweek / Posted 8 days ago
of ISIS—the Islamic State extremist group filled with members of former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein’s military and Baath Party. The Senate investigated the prewar intelligence used to justify that decision, as did an independent commission.... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The Damned Man: Blair Scorched by Chilcot Reportpeople. What a nightmare. What an endless nightmare. And as the Chilcot Report
The Damned Man: Blair Scorched by Chilcot Report
Op-Ed News / Posted 19 days ago
people. What a nightmare. What an endless nightmare. And as the Chilcot Report is released, let's remember how the Baath Party, and Saddam's particular faction, came to power in Iraq in the first place: with not one but two coups backed by... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
AP FACT CHECK: Trump trips on Saddam's recordIraq during the Saddam years not as an opponent of terrorism, but as a state sp
AP FACT CHECK: Trump trips on Saddam's record
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 21 days ago
Iraq during the Saddam years not as an opponent of terrorism, but as a state sponsor of it. And now, the late dictator's Baath party makes up the organizational backbone of the Islamic State, the principal Islamic extremist threat. Trump has... Read more
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Philly.com
AP FACT CHECK: Trump trips on Saddam's recordIraq during the Saddam years not as an opponent of terrorism, but as a state sp
AP FACT CHECK: Trump trips on Saddam's record
Philly.com / Posted 21 days ago
Iraq during the Saddam years not as an opponent of terrorism, but as a state sponsor of it. And now, the late dictator's Baath party makes up the organizational backbone of the Islamic State, the principal Islamic extremist threat. Trump has... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Fact check: Trump claims Saddam Hussein was 'good at killing terrorists'Iraq during the Saddam years not as an opponent of terrorism, but as a state sp
Fact check: Trump claims Saddam Hussein was 'good at killing terrorists'
KGTV San Diego / Posted 21 days ago
Iraq during the Saddam years not as an opponent of terrorism, but as a state sponsor of it. And now, the late dictator's Baath party makes up the organizational backbone of the Islamic State, the principal Islamic extremist threat. Trump has... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Fact check: Trump claims Saddam Hussein was 'good at killing terrorists'Iraq during the Saddam years not as an opponent of terrorism, but as a state sp
Fact check: Trump claims Saddam Hussein was 'good at killing terrorists'
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 21 days ago
Iraq during the Saddam years not as an opponent of terrorism, but as a state sponsor of it. And now, the late dictator's Baath party makes up the organizational backbone of the Islamic State, the principal Islamic extremist threat. Trump has... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Fact check: Trump claims Saddam Hussein was 'good at killing terrorists'Iraq during the Saddam years not as an opponent of terrorism, but as a state sp
Fact check: Trump claims Saddam Hussein was 'good at killing terrorists'
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 21 days ago
Iraq during the Saddam years not as an opponent of terrorism, but as a state sponsor of it. And now, the late dictator's Baath party makes up the organizational backbone of the Islamic State, the principal Islamic extremist threat. Trump has... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Fact check: Trump claims Saddam Hussein was 'good at killing terrorists'Iraq during the Saddam years not as an opponent of terrorism, but as a state sp
Fact check: Trump claims Saddam Hussein was 'good at killing terrorists'
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 21 days ago
Iraq during the Saddam years not as an opponent of terrorism, but as a state sponsor of it. And now, the late dictator's Baath party makes up the organizational backbone of the Islamic State, the principal Islamic extremist threat. Trump has... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Fact check: Trump claims Saddam Hussein was 'good at killing terrorists'Iraq during the Saddam years not as an opponent of terrorism, but as a state sp
Fact check: Trump claims Saddam Hussein was 'good at killing terrorists'
KIVI Boise / Posted 21 days ago
Iraq during the Saddam years not as an opponent of terrorism, but as a state sponsor of it. And now, the late dictator's Baath party makes up the organizational backbone of the Islamic State, the principal Islamic extremist threat. Trump has... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Fact check: Trump claims Saddam Hussein was 'good at killing terrorists'Iraq during the Saddam years not as an opponent of terrorism, but as a state sp
Fact check: Trump claims Saddam Hussein was 'good at killing terrorists'
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 21 days ago
Iraq during the Saddam years not as an opponent of terrorism, but as a state sponsor of it. And now, the late dictator's Baath party makes up the organizational backbone of the Islamic State, the principal Islamic extremist threat. Trump has... Read more
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21d
The Hamilton Journal News
AP FACT CHECK: Trump trips on Saddam's recordIraq during the Saddam years not as an opponent of terrorism, but as a state sp
AP FACT CHECK: Trump trips on Saddam's record
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 21 days ago
Iraq during the Saddam years not as an opponent of terrorism, but as a state sponsor of it. And now, the late dictator's Baath party makes up the organizational backbone of the Islamic State, the principal Islamic extremist threat. Trump has... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Trump trips on Saddam's recordIraq during the Saddam years not as an opponent of terrorism, but as a state sp
Trump trips on Saddam's record
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 21 days ago
Iraq during the Saddam years not as an opponent of terrorism, but as a state sponsor of it. And now, the late dictator's Baath party makes up the organizational backbone of the Islamic State, the principal Islamic extremist threat. Trump has... Read more
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21d
The Seattle Times
AP FACT CHECK: Trump trips on Saddam's recordIraq during the Saddam years not as an opponent of terrorism, but as a state sp
AP FACT CHECK: Trump trips on Saddam's record
The Seattle Times / Posted 21 days ago
Iraq during the Saddam years not as an opponent of terrorism, but as a state sponsor of it. And now, the late dictator’s Baath party makes up the organizational backbone of the Islamic State, the principal Islamic extremist threat. Trump has... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
AP FACT CHECK: Trump trips on Saddam's recordIraq during the Saddam years not as an opponent of terrorism, but as a state sp
AP FACT CHECK: Trump trips on Saddam's record
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 21 days ago
Iraq during the Saddam years not as an opponent of terrorism, but as a state sponsor of it. And now, the late dictator's Baath party makes up the organizational backbone of the Islamic State, the principal Islamic extremist threat. Trump has... Read more
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21d
Daily Chronicle
AP FACT CHECK: Donald Trump trips on Saddam's recordIraq during the Saddam years not as an opponent of terrorism, but as a state sp
AP FACT CHECK: Donald Trump trips on Saddam's record
Daily Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
Iraq during the Saddam years not as an opponent of terrorism, but as a state sponsor of it. And now, the late dictator's Baath party makes up the organizational backbone of the Islamic State, the principal Islamic extremist threat. Trump has... Read more
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Salon.com
AP FACT CHECK: Trump trips on Saddam’s recordIraq during the Saddam years not as an opponent of terrorism, but as a state sp
AP FACT CHECK: Trump trips on Saddam’s record
Salon.com / Posted 21 days ago
Iraq during the Saddam years not as an opponent of terrorism, but as a state sponsor of it. And now, the late dictator’s Baath party makes up the organizational backbone of the Islamic State, the principal Islamic extremist threat. Trump has... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
AP FACT CHECK: Trump trips on Saddam's recordIraq during the Saddam years not as an opponent of terrorism, but as a state sp
AP FACT CHECK: Trump trips on Saddam's record
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 21 days ago
Iraq during the Saddam years not as an opponent of terrorism, but as a state sponsor of it. And now, the late dictator's Baath party makes up the organizational backbone of the Islamic State, the principal Islamic extremist threat. Trump has... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Trump trips on Saddam's recordIraq during the Saddam years not as an opponent of terrorism, but as a state sp
Trump trips on Saddam's record
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 21 days ago
Iraq during the Saddam years not as an opponent of terrorism, but as a state sponsor of it. And now, the late dictator's Baath party makes up the organizational backbone of the Islamic State, the principal Islamic extremist threat. Trump has... Read more
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Northwest Herald
AP FACT CHECK: Donald Trump trips on Saddam's recordIraq during the Saddam years not as an opponent of terrorism, but as a state sp
AP FACT CHECK: Donald Trump trips on Saddam's record
Northwest Herald / Posted 21 days ago
Iraq during the Saddam years not as an opponent of terrorism, but as a state sponsor of it. And now, the late dictator's Baath party makes up the organizational backbone of the Islamic State, the principal Islamic extremist threat. Trump has... Read more
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Evening Standard
Cabinet ‘should have been told of fears about the legality of war'that “major combat operations in Iraq have ended”. Coalition disbands Iraqi arm
Cabinet ‘should have been told of fears about the legality of war'
Evening Standard / Posted 21 days ago
that “major combat operations in Iraq have ended”. Coalition disbands Iraqi army and bans tens of thousands of Baath Party members from public posts. The changes were later blamed for fuelling violence. August: Car bomb in Najaf kills... Read more
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Evening Standard
Blair blamed by Chilcot for 'disastrous and unnecessary' Iraq warthat “major combat operations in Iraq have ended”. Coalition disbands Iraqi arm
Blair blamed by Chilcot for 'disastrous and unnecessary' Iraq war
Evening Standard / Posted 21 days ago
that “major combat operations in Iraq have ended”. Coalition disbands Iraqi army and bans tens of thousands of Baath Party members from public posts. The changes were later blamed for fuelling violence. August: Car bomb in Najaf kills... Read more
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Aljazeera
Iraq report brings little solace to war-torn countrydie every day. We don't enjoy even the basic human rights," he added. "The pol
Iraq report brings little solace to war-torn country
Aljazeera / Posted 21 days ago
die every day. We don't enjoy even the basic human rights," he added. "The political parties that took power after the invasion are no better than the Baath party. They are all corrupt. They lead a luxurious lifestyle while Iraqis die ever... Read more
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International Business Times
Chilcot Report: Tony Blair, Saddam Hussein and George W Bush who's who in Britain's invasion of Iraq Hassan Abd al-Majid al-Tikriti was the director of Iraqi intelligence service a
Chilcot Report: Tony Blair, Saddam Hussein and George W Bush who's who in Britain's invasion of Iraq
International Business Times / Posted 21 days ago
Hassan Abd al-Majid al-Tikriti was the director of Iraqi intelligence service at the time of the invasionReuters A senior Baath party official in the Hussein regime and a military commander, al-Majdi earned his grisly moniker for his use of... Read more
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International Business Times
Chilcot report: Timeline of Iraq inquiry from Tony Blair 'dodgy dossier' to proofreading 2.6m-word document of southern Iraq. January 2008 - 'De-Ba'athification'. Legislation passed allo
Chilcot report: Timeline of Iraq inquiry from Tony Blair 'dodgy dossier' to proofreading 2.6m-word document
International Business Times / Posted 22 days ago
of southern Iraq. January 2008 - 'De-Ba'athification'. Legislation passed allowing former officials from Saddam Hussein's Baath party to return to public life. November 2008 - Obama pledge. Barack Obama win US presidential election vowing to... Read more
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Daily Mirror
On eve of Chilcot inquiry the legacy of Tony Blair and George Bush's war on Iraqclaims. The US-led Coalition Provisional Authority headed by ex-diplomat Paul
On eve of Chilcot inquiry the legacy of Tony Blair and George Bush's war on Iraq
Daily Mirror / Posted 22 days ago
claims. The US-led Coalition Provisional Authority headed by ex-diplomat Paul Bremer had disbanded the Iraqi police force, Baath Party and military, leaving the entire country insecure. Bush and Blair had failed to ensure that once the battle was... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Who were the main players in the Iraq War? Read our Chilcot Who's Whoauthority to the Iraqi interim government in Baghdad June 28, 2004 Bremer was
Who were the main players in the Iraq War? Read our Chilcot Who's Who
Daily Mirror / Posted 22 days ago
authority to the Iraqi interim government in Baghdad June 28, 2004 Bremer was behind the decision to disband the ruling Baath party and impose inexperienced Republican officials to run the country. These strategic errors led to the collapse of... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
ISIS repels US-backed forces advancing on Syria bastionparts of the country and rejected by the opposition and its Western backers as
ISIS repels US-backed forces advancing on Syria bastion
News 24 South Africa / Posted 24 days ago
parts of the country and rejected by the opposition and its Western backers as a sham. Earlier this month, Assad appointed Electricity Minister Imad Khamis, a member of his Baath party, as prime minister-designate tasked with forming a gover... Read more
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TribLIVE
ISIS repels U.S.-backed forces in Syriaand its Western backers as a sham. Earlier this month, Assad appointed Electri
ISIS repels U.S.-backed forces in Syria
TribLIVE / Posted 24 days ago
and its Western backers as a sham. Earlier this month, Assad appointed Electricity Minister Imad Khamis, a member of his Baath party, as prime minister-designate tasked with forming a government. Show commenting policy TribLive commenting... Read more
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CTV News
Islamic State repels U.S.-backed forces advancing on Syria bastionparts of the country and rejected by the opposition and its Western backers as
Islamic State repels U.S.-backed forces advancing on Syria bastion
CTV News / Posted 24 days ago
parts of the country and rejected by the opposition and its Western backers as a sham. Earlier this month, Assad appointed Electricity Minister Imad Khamis, a member of his Baath party, as prime minister-designate tasked with forming a gover... Read more
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ABC News
IS Repels US-Backed Forces Advancing on Syria Bastionparts of the country and rejected by the opposition and its Western backers as
IS Repels US-Backed Forces Advancing on Syria Bastion
ABC News / Posted 24 days ago
parts of the country and rejected by the opposition and its Western backers as a sham. Earlier this month, Assad appointed Electricity Minister Imad Khamis, a member of his Baath party, as prime minister-designate tasked with forming a gover... Read more
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Salon.com
IS repels US-backed forces advancing on Syria bastionparts of the country and rejected by the opposition and its Western backers as
IS repels US-backed forces advancing on Syria bastion
Salon.com / Posted 24 days ago
parts of the country and rejected by the opposition and its Western backers as a sham. Earlier this month, Assad appointed Electricity Minister Imad Khamis, a member of his Baath party, as prime minister-designate tasked with forming a gover... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Paul Charman: The rise of bandits from Jesse James to Isis and why Trump must not become US Presidentworth considering. Isis was formed out of a war. It is substantially led by fo
Paul Charman: The rise of bandits from Jesse James to Isis and why Trump must not become US President
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 26 days ago
worth considering. Isis was formed out of a war. It is substantially led by former members of Saddam Hussein's Baath Party, ex-Republican Guards who were deliberately given little chance of employment in the new Iraq. Many commentators... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Paul Charman: The rise of bandits from Jesse James to Isis and why Trump must not become US Presidentworth considering. Isis was formed out of a war. It is substantially led by fo
Paul Charman: The rise of bandits from Jesse James to Isis and why Trump must not become US President
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 26 days ago
worth considering. Isis was formed out of a war. It is substantially led by former members of Saddam Hussein's Baath Party, ex-Republican Guards who were deliberately given little chance of employment in the new Iraq. Many commentators... Read more
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Aljazeera
'It was hell': Syrian refugees share stories of tortureHoms, a mere 5 percent of the population had control over everything. Students
'It was hell': Syrian refugees share stories of torture
Aljazeera / Posted 1 months ago
Homs, a mere 5 percent of the population had control over everything. Students who had connections with the members of the Baath party possessed an undue advantage and got ahead. There was inequality even in the education system. On April 18,... Read more
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News.com.au
‘It was the greatest human kindness’grew up in a privileged family and had a comfortable life in Baghdad. But then
‘It was the greatest human kindness’
News.com.au / Posted 1 months ago
grew up in a privileged family and had a comfortable life in Baghdad. But then life’s wheel of fortune shook things up. Baath Party members marched into the hospital operating theatre and ordered the surgical team to mutilate the ears of army... Read more

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