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Baghdad Resumes Purging Saddam Party Members

Abu Jaafar pulled out one of the dozens of files piled on his desk and leafed through evidence that a Finance Ministry employee had once served in Saddam Hussein’s notorious intelligence agency. Snapping the file shut, he pronounced his verdict: “This man should be fired.” The office in charge of removing senior members of Saddam’s Baath party from state institutions has resumed work under the new government made up largely of Shiite Arabs and Kurds, who were savagely repressed by the former regime.Full Story

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