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A personal note on Saddam's execution

It's not usual for us to send readers to other blogs -- sisterly or not -- on such a regular basis, but this is a fantastic read from Lt. Col. Rick Francona, a regular Hardblogger contributor and former CIA operative. In this piece, Francona writes about his covert work in 1996 to overthrow Saddam Hussein.  Three sons of an Iraqi general Francona was working with were captured and killed, so the execution of Hussein has very personal meaning for him. 

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