Saturday, December 30, 2006

Saddam defiant up until the end.

Saddam is "in the garbage of history"
Saddam Hussein put up a brief struggle as American military guards handed him over to Iraqi executioners and in one final moment of defiance, refused to have a hood pulled over his head before facing the same fate he inflicted on countless thousands during a quarter-century of ruthless power.

"Now, he is in the garbage of history," said Jawad Abdul-Aziz, who lost his father, three brothers and 22 cousins in the reprisal killings that followed a botched 1982 assassination attempt against Saddam in the Shiite town of Dujail.
The Iraqi nightmare of the "Butcher of Baghdad" is finally over...

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