Posts Tagged ‘Saddam Hussein’

Decade on, Iraq far cry from pre-war vision

BAGHDAD (AFP) – The US-led invasion of Iraq that toppled Saddam Hussein aimed to enshrine a liberal democracy in the heart of the Middle East but instead unleashed sectarian violence and endless political disputes. Launched a decade ago with the stated goal of wiping out Saddam’s stores of weapons of mass destruction, which were never [...]