Mithal Al Alusi, a former Iraqi exile close to Ahmed Chalabi and former head of the de-Baathification effort, has been indicted by an Iraqi interim government court for attending an anti-terrorism conference in Israel and suggesting that Iraq should establish ties with the Jewish state. Seems that not everyone got the neo-con memo on Iraq-Israeli ties...
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