Quotes of the Day

School children pose for a group picture during their visit to the mausoleum of Iraq's late former president Saddam Hussein on the anniversary of his birthday in al-Awja village near Tikrit, 175 km (109 miles) north of Baghdad April 28, 2009
Wednesday, Jun. 30, 2010

Open quoteIf they add him to the history in 35 years, that would be too soon.Close quote

  • a high school principal in Baghdad, on the overhaul of Iraq's history curriculum, in which Saddam Hussein and the 2003 U.S. invasion that overthrew him are skipped over
Photo: Sabah al-Bazee / Reuters | Source: NYT