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Custody of Hussein Will Be Transferred to Iraq This Week

Iraq’s new prime minister said today that the new Iraqi government will take over legal custody of Saddam Hussein on Wednesday to start proceedings that will lead up to an open trial in the next few months. The minister, Iyad Allawi, spoke at a news conference in Baghdad that was broadcast live on television a day after the United States handed over formal sovereignty to the Iraqis two days earlier than expected to foil any planned terrorist attacks. “We would like to show the world that the new Iraq government means business and wants to do business and wants to stabilize Iraq and put it on the road toward democracy and peace,” Dr. Allawi said. “We want to put this bad history behind us and move toward a spirit of national unity and reconciliation in the future.” Full Story

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