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  • ‘Nazi’ files incriminate top Iraqis

    04/19/2003 4:07:54 PM PDT · by MadIvan · 25 replies · 749+ views
    The Sunday Times ^ | April 20, 2003 | Marie Colvin
    HER dusty file was one of hundreds of thousands of documents stacked in a house in a wealthy neighbourhood of Baghdad. Asma Rasheed married a pilot, lived comfortably in the presidential compound of Saddam Hussein and directed a microbiology programme that was not supposed to exist. Rasheed’s light blue folder has emerged from a huge archive seized by forces loyal to Ahmed Chalabi, the leader of the Iraqi National Congress, which opposed Saddam. The archive — a dark who’s who of Iraq — reveals the tiniest details of blandishments and humiliations by a paranoid regime that shared the Nazis’ obsession...
  • Federal system unfair to diverse California schools, study says

    12/23/2003 2:33:49 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 17 replies · 212+ views
    Sac Bee ^ | 12/23/03 | Jennifer Coleman - AP
    <p>SACRAMENTO (AP) - Many California schools that are successful by state standards have been marked as failing under federal rules because subgroups of students - such as minorities or learning disabled - didn't meet federal academic goals, according to a study released Tuesday.</p>