March 19, 2013
What Saddam's Ouster Achieved
Amir Taheri, New York Post
‘The Finance Minister resigns!” This was the headline in Iraqi newspapers the other day, reporting on the minister’s “disagreements” with the prime minister and the possibility of other ministerial defections.
Most of Iraq’s 100 or so newspapers and magazines covered the story, offering different analyses and comments.
Ten years ago, in Saddam Hussein’s “Republic of Fear,” this would’ve been unthinkable.
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