Hussein's To Blame--Again

As the U.S. debates going towar against Iraq, the Navy has lodged its own grievance against Saddam. In a report released last week, it basically concluded that Iraq is responsible for the drowning of two U.S. sailors in the Persian Gulf late last year, even though the men were not properly trained for the mission. Benjamin Johnson, 21, of Rochester, N.Y., and Vincent Parker, 38, of Preston, Miss., died when the decrepit ship they were guarding, which had been seized by the Navy for smuggling Iraqi oil, went down during a violent storm. The sailors were part of a decade-long effort...

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