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More details of the Al-Mansur missile strike..

Fascinating read...

1 posted on 11/06/2003 8:14:50 AM PST by Dog
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To: Dog Gone; hchutch; Poohbah; Miss Marple; MJY1288; TexKat; Ragtime Cowgirl; Angelus Errare
"Military instructions given by Hussein Rashid had to be counter-signed by Qusay in order to take effect," one of the sources said.

"But towards the end Ali countersigned his father's instructions on behalf of Saddam's son.

"This allowed Hussein Rashid to issue instructions which proved beneficial to the US forces," he said.

This answer's a few questions of why the Iraqi's didn't put up much of a fight....we had someone issuing orders...

2 posted on 11/06/2003 8:20:07 AM PST by Dog
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Pity that we didn't yet have anyone on the ground who could have taken him out on that long walk to the Exit Taxi. As Maxwell Smart would say, "Missed him by THAT MUCH!"

We really DO need to get him, and quick. He's the cause of the terrorist ops.

Michael

3 posted on 11/06/2003 8:20:27 AM PST by Wright is right! (Never get excited about ANYTHING by the way it looks from behind.)
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"Saddam fled because he feared"
7 posted on 11/06/2003 8:28:49 AM PST by Uncle Miltie (Mullahs swinging from lamp posts.....)
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American TV could never ever allow this be uttered publicly , or in print either.
19 posted on 11/06/2003 11:30:53 AM PST by Pagey (Hillary Rotten is a Smug, Holier - Than - Thou Socialist)
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