The Arabist

The Arabist

By Issandr El Amrani and friends.

Saddam-Chalabi photo op

A picture published by the Iraqi National Congress' mouthpiece showing Ahmed Chalabi talking to Saddam Hussein is stirring controversy that Chalabi is using the moment to humiliate Saddam and draw support:

The newspaper which normally sells about 5,000 copies was snapped up before it barely reached the stands and though many did not approve there were some who felt the Iraqi president had it coming.

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