What's In The Cards?

With the surrender to U.S. authorities last week of Iraq's Deputy Prime Minister Tariq Aziz, the Pentagon has nabbed at least a dozen of the 55 senior Iraqi officials in its most-wanted deck of cards. Soon after catching Aziz, the military scored again by seizing Farouk Hijazi, a former high-ranking Iraqi spy, at the Syrian border. Now that the big shots are in custody, what will the U.S. do with them? Although their final fate--including whether, and where, they will face trial--is still being debated, the Pentagon is hard at work on its first priority: getting the captives to talk. The...

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