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Impending Violence

It doesn't look like a good idea for the administration to play up Saddam's verdict. I'm just sayin' Iraq canceled leave Friday for a

It doesn't look like a good idea for the administration to play up Saddam's verdict. I'm just sayin'

Iraq canceled leave Friday for all military officers two days before an expected verdict - and possible death sentence - in the trial of Saddam Hussein. For the second time this week, a top Bush administration official huddled with the Iraqi prime minister. Many of Saddam's fellow Sunni Arabs, along with some Shiites and Kurds, are predicting a firestorm of violence if the court sentences the ex-president to death, as is widely expected. Bloodshed is already high, with police finding the bodies of 83 torture victims throughout the capital between 6 a.m. Thursday and 6 p.m. Friday....read on

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