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Talabani: Saddam Trial Will Lower Attacks

A swift trial of Saddam Hussein and former officials of his regime could help in reducing attacks by insurgents, Iraq’s president said Tuesday. The comments by President Jalal Talabani came two days after the Iraqi Special Tribunal filed its first criminal case against Saddam Hussein. Saddam and three other top officials are accused of involvement in the massacre as retaliation for a failed assassination attempt as he drove through Dujail. “We are for a swift trial of those criminals. They are war criminals who committed terrible crimes against the Iraqi people…Hurrying in their trial will help in reducing terrorism,” Talabani said without elaborating. Full Story

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