TITLE

IRAQ'D

AUTHOR(S)
Ackerman, Spencer
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
New Republic;3/1/2004, Vol. 230 Issue 7, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article takes Bill Safire to task for accepting a letter as a link between Saddam Hussein and al Qaeda. In a ridiculous columnn on February 11 titled "found: a smoking gun," he wrote: "[The memo] demolishes the repeated claim of Bush critics that there was never a `clear link' between Saddam and Osama bin Laden." Except that the memo says not one word about Al Qaeda cooperation with Saddam, either before, during, or after the Iraq war. In fact, it strongly suggests that no such connection existed: [America] is looking to a near future, when it will remain safe in its bases, while handing over control of Iraq to a bastard government with an army and police force that will bring back the time of (Saddam) Husayn and his cohorts.
ACCESSION #
12336237

 

Related Articles

  • A hard act to follow.  // Geo-Strategy Direct;6/21/2006, p9 

    The article focuses on a U.S. intelligence report stating that the regional commanders of Al Qaida leader Abu Musab Al Zarqawi have held a series of meetings to discuss his successor. Some officials speculate that it was his indiscriminate killing of Iraqis that led to his demise at the hands of...

  • Did Colin Powell Hit Bull's-Eye? Jeffrey, Terence P. // Human Events;5/10/2004, Vol. 60 Issue 16, p1 

    Provides information on a statement by U.S. State Secretary Colin Powell before the United Nations Security Council on February 5, 2003, which detailed allegations that the regime of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein supported al-Qaeda terrorists led by Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. Reason...

  • Iraq Turns a Corner.  // Human Events;6/19/2006, Vol. 62 Issue 21, p1 

    The article looks at the military and political events in Iraq since the war erupted in March 2003. On December 13, Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein has been captured by the U.S. coalition forces. Nouri al-Maliki, a member of the Shiite United Iraqi Alliance party, has been selected by the Iraqi...

  • U.S. misuses evidence to defend war in Iraq. Zunes, Stephen // National Catholic Reporter;11/5/2004, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p18 

    Comments on the United States government's misuse of evidence to defend its occupation of Iraq to crush alleged al-Qaeda associate Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. Allegations of former Iraq president Saddam Hussein's support of anti-American terrorists; Effect on international peace and security.

  • Transfer of sovereignty looms.  // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;6/25/2004, Vol. 48 Issue 26, p9 

    Focuses on the issues surrounding the transfer of sovereignty of the Iraqi government from the U.S. on June 30, 2004. Emergence of terrorist attacks in several cities in Iraq prior to the transfer; Efforts of the U.S. government to capture Al-Qaeda leader Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi; Resolution of the...

  • THE PLOY. Bowden, Mark // Atlantic;May2007, Vol. 299 Issue 4, p54 

    The article reports on the activities of a group of interrogators in the United States armed forces and their initiatives that led to the 2006 capture of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, a leader in the al-Qaeda terrorist organization in Iraq. The qualifications of the team of interrogators is described....

  • Redefining Terror. Jenkins, Paul // World Today;Aug/Sep2006, Vol. 62 Issue 8/9, p7 

    The article features the Al Qaeda organization under the influence of Abu Musab Al Zarqawi in Iraq. It discusses Zarqawi's strategy to raise terror to achieve their religious-political objectives, and his financial sources as well. It also talks about Zarqawi's supporters as well as his use of...

  • When It Comes to Terrorism, History Reveals U.S. Is Second to None. Wellen, Russ // Foreign Policy in Focus;10/13/2010, p3 

    The article focuses on terrorism incidents as of October 2010. Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, head of al Qaeda in Iraq, was implicated in the death of several people and engineered the bombing of the United Nations Headquarters in Iraq. In the War Between States in the Civil War, around 200 homes and...

  • Fields of Jihad. Bennett, Brian; Walt, Vivienne; Burger, Timothy J.; Crumley, Bruce; Gibson, Helen // Time International (South Pacific Edition);2/23/2004, Issue 7, p24 

    The article discusses the significance of the capture of al-Qaeda terrorist Hassan Ghul in the Kurdish highlands. Ghul was captured by Kurdish officials at a checkpoint near Kalar, Iraq. Two compact discs and a computer flash disc were found in his travel bag. On one of Ghul's discs was a...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics