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Soldier says she faced harassment over Muslim name

...soldiers, including her supervisors, mocked her family name and made crude jokes."I was called Sgt. Hussein, as in Saddam Hussein," she said. "Even when I would correct them on the pronunciation of my name, I was still called Sgt. Hussein...

http://juneauempire.com/michael-biesecker/2013-05-09/soldier-says-she-faced-hara
This day in History: May 27

...Florence, Italy. Ten years ago: Two Iraqis shot and killed two American soldiers in Fallujah, a hotbed of support for Saddam Hussein. Derrick Todd Lee, a suspected serial killer of women in Louisiana, was arrested in Atlanta. (Lee is under sentence...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-27/day-history-may-27
State | Local
We must not be the world's policeman

...brutality, but it backed Iraq's late president Saddam Hussein, even when he used chemical weapons in the 1980s...told. But if they don't toe the line, watch out.Saddam Hussein and Libya's Muammar Qadaffi learned that the hard...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-09-04/we-must-not-be-worlds-policeman
Opinion
Red line? US says Syria used poison

...out to be flawed intelligence, such as the Bush administration's decision to invade Iraq after concluding that Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction, including nuclear weapons.Lawmakers from both parties sounded less than patient...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2013-04-26/red-line-us-says-syria-used-poison
Not For Web
Two keys to peace in Syria

...building.Past examples of external military intervention in the region are discouraging. While the Iraq War did topple Saddam Hussein, it came at a high cost of national disunity and deplorable waste of human and material resources. And the NATO...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-05-24/two-keys-peace-syria
Opinion
This day in History: Aug. 21

...reporters at his Texas ranch that ousting Iraq's Saddam Hussein was "in the interests of the world" but indicated...5 storm. The postwar Iraqi tribunal trying former Saddam Hussein aides opened its third proceeding, putting former...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2012-08-21
Local
Sunni protesters dig in as tensions flare in Iraq

...say they are being targeted unfairly by a tough anti-terrorism law and policies designed to weed out members of Saddam Hussein's former regime.Al-Maliki's government has called on security forces to show restraint toward the protesters...

http://juneauempire.com/adam-schreck/2013-02-20/sunni-protesters-dig-tensions-fl
Living with a nuclear Iran

...program wouldn't be as "easy" as Israel's 1981 attack on Iraq's Osirak nuclear facility, which prevented Saddam Hussein from developing a nuclear warhead, they may underestimate the complexity of such an operation.Iran's nuclear...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-05-16/living-nuclear-iran
Opinion
Answering to the veterans of an unjust war

...that's test we failed in 2003 when we let President Bush take the nation to war in Iraq under the false pretenses that Saddam Hussein was acquiring weapons of mass destruction. That's why I'm asking about Obama's omissions regarding the wrongful...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-04-03/answering-veterans-unjust-war
Opinion
A smaller, smarter military

...first arrived in Iraq during the U.S. invasion in 2003, he thought his mission was straightforward: to hunt down Saddam Hussein and the remnants of his regime. He led his 4th Infantry Division in massive sweeps of the Sunni provinces north of...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-04-26/smaller-smarter-military
Opinion

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