Tuesday, January 09, 2007

I don't get it

If the motive of the Americans was to remove the Saddam threat permanently, wouldn't it have been simpler to fake an encounter at the time of his capture -- a la Uday and Qusay -- and finish him off without any fuss? What was the need for a 'trial' and an execution? The only conclusion left is that they wanted to use his death to further the sectarian divide.