Tag: Saddam Hussein

Trump, Saddam, and the presumption of innocence

The horrifying thing about Donald Trump’s recent remarks about Saddam Hussein is not that he expressed admiration for the late Iraqi dictator.

Here we go again: Iraq is a threat to the United States?

The civil war that is breaking out in Iraq cannot be confined to Iraq, the implication being that, as in 2002, in the runup to the disaster that was our first war in Iraq, yeah, we need to spend another trillion dollars, countless young lives and the rest.