Saddam Hussein

O'Donnell Looks Back At America's History With Chemical Weapons
During his "rewrite" segment this Tuesday, the Last Word's Lawrence O'Donnell reminded his viewers of the United States' own long ugly history with the use of chemical weapons and the fact that there is no such thing as a "civilized war." Read more...
Colbert Hits The Right For Revisionist History On St. Ronnie
Stephen Colbert took the history revisionists to task for their selective memory loss on how St. Ronnie handled chemical weapons use. Read more...
This has to be one of the most pitiful things I've seen in a long time even by Fox's "standards." Read more...
Video: A string of attacks in several parts of Iraq killed 55 and injured almost 300 on Monday. The upsurge of violence came as Iraqis prepare to go to polls for their first election since the withdrawal of US troops. Read more...
A Fox News military analyst who has previously justified the U.S. invasion in Iraq by asserting that Russia conspired to hide Saddam Hussein's weapons of mass destruction (WMD) now says that there is a "very high probability" that those WMDs are in Syria. Read more...

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The story of how high officials misled the country has been told. But they couldn’t have done it on their own; they needed a compliant press, to pass on their propaganda as news and cheer them on. How did the evidence disputing the existence of weapons of mass destruction and the link between Saddam Hussein to 9-11 go largely unreported? “What the conservative media did was easy to fathom; they had been cheerleaders for the White House from the beginning and were simply continuing to rally the public behind the President — no questions asked. Read more...
Thom Hartmann takes our corporate media and the cheerleaders for war with Iraq to task and ten years after our invasion, asks 'Where are the apologies?' Read more...
Jeremy Scahill talks to MSNBC's Martin Bashir about the run-up to the invasion of Iraq and who should be held responsible on this ten-year anniversary of the Iraq war. Read more...
An MSNBC film, hosted by Rachel Maddow and based on Michael Isikoff and David Corn's book, finds new evidence that Bush scammed the nation into war. Read more...
(15 key slides from the infamous 2003 UN presentation making the case for war with Iraq, with anotations. Click the pause button on lower left if slides change too fast for you.) Ten years ago today (February 5, 2003) then Secretary of State Read more...