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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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To: Coop; Shermy; seamole; William McKinley
fyi..
4 posted on 11/06/2003 8:21:17 AM PST by Dog
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To: Dog
you mean America and Dubya had a plan ???????/
oh my...../sarcasm off
5 posted on 11/06/2003 8:24:33 AM PST by cars for sale
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To: Dog
This is big news.....we had several people by the sounds of it in Saddam's inner circle helping us.

Thanks, Dog. Good catch.

DoD won't release info until they can be sure of it's legitimacy.

Wasn't a fun day for Saddam, at any rate, if true. *g*

More on "The Plan": SOD Rumsfeld, Mar. 21., Gen. Franks, Mar. 22, Amb. Bremer, Sept. 5 (CPA - #7,8 of original 8 objectives), Sec. Rumsfeld, Sept.23, SOD Rumsfeld, Sept. 25, Amb. Bremer, Oct. 9.

17 posted on 11/06/2003 11:05:45 AM PST by Ragtime Cowgirl ("Today we did what we had to do. They counted on America to be passive. They counted wrong" ~RReagan)
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