IRAK: Retribution

The sun which had risen over Persia was setting over Turkey in a final blaze of glory when two men in officer's uniforms emerged from the officers' mess at Mosul airport. Taking seats on a bench overlooking the field they watched the light dim in the west. One of the two was Irak's dictator, General Bakri Sidki Pasha, waiting for a plane to fly to Turkey to witness Turkish army maneuvers. The other was his righthandman, Major Mohamed Ali Jawdat, commander of Irak's air force. In the gathering darkness their cigarets glowed...

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