Thursday, March 20, 2003

Is Saddam Dead?

From CBS News:

In Washington, President Bush huddled with his advisers to decide whether to begin the full-out assault on Iraq. The initial strikes on Baghdad were launched because intelligence detected a chance to kill Saddam. Those strikes were not the massive aerial bombardment planned to open the war.

Intelligence officers, meanwhile, were analyzing a television appearance by a person purported to be Saddam. The appearance came after the bombing, but it was possible the man on camera was not the Iraqi president, but a double.

If you go to the CBS site where they have pictures of Saddam and "Saddam" in the video it is pretty clear it is not the same person.

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