"This is the fate of those who defend Saddam Hussein."
ONLOOKER outside an Iraqi police station where the body of Khamis al-Obeidi, one of the former dictator's defense lawyers, was being held. Al-Obeidi, abducted and murdered last week, was the third member of the defense team killed since the trial began

"I'm just gonna go on a little vacation. I'll be back before you know it."
PRIVATE FIRST CLASS THOMAS TUCKER, U.S. soldier, in a message to his mother just before he was deployed to Iraq in February. The bodies of Tucker and Private First Class Kristian...

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