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The man they have "on trial" is a willing imposter. The media is playing the American public for fools.
Regard every media source that discusses the fake Saddam Hussein trial with suspicion. Chances are that one of your most trusted news sources is really a psychological operation sponsored by an intelligence agency like the CIA, FBI, Homeland Security, etc.
By the way, here's a collection of fake Saddam pics with some realpictures of the late Iraqi dictator thrown in. Can you tell the difference?
March 20, 2003 bombing
At approximately 02:30 UTC or about 90 minutes after the lapse of the 48-hour deadline, at 5:30 am local time, explosions were heard in Baghdad. At 03:15 UTC, or 10:15 p.m. EST, President George W. Bush announced that he had ordered the coalition to launch an attack on a "target of opportunity" against specified targets in Iraq. According to The Pentagon, 36 Tomahawk missiles and two F-117 launched GBU-27 bombs had been used in this assault. Other reports have the number of missiles at forty or more. The targets were high-level Iraqi governmental officials, including Saddam Hussein himself, and were based on specific intelligence which led the U.S. government to believe it knew his movements.
An address apparently made by Saddam Hussein was broadcast on Iraqi TV later on March 20 at approximately 21:00 local time. Iraqi state television claimed that this report was live. The person making the broadcast refers to the date of the bombing and the fact that it was at dawn. He was wearing glasses and reading from handwritten notes. This broadcast did not convince US analysts that Hussein was still alive. Analysts seized upon the glasses and notes as two big differences from Saddam Hussein's usual TV appearances. Additionally, a former mistress of the Iraqi president said it was not him. Senator Pat Roberts said that he had been told that US intelligence officials that at least some of the Iraqi leadership had been killed in the attack. White House spokesman Ari Fleischer said that "The CIA's assessment of the tape is that it does appear to be the voice of Saddam, but there is no conclusive evidence about whether that was taped before or after the operation began."
Hussein was widely regarded as a "master of survival," making any assassination attempt difficult. He supposedly made use of body doubles, who have reportedly had plastic surgery and learned his mannerisms. He shied away from public appearances, preferring to use doubles for any such events. He is reported not to have slept two consecutive nights in the same place for years. He also had a network of bunkers and tunnels designed to withstand nuclear overpressures. They may not be able to withstand direct hits from purpose-built "bunker buster" precision bombs.
FAKE Saddam Hussein(Saddam Hussein, 1937-2003)
Originally posted by d1k
I did notice that a few of the supposed real and fake pictures had some minor differences. The most notable was his ears. In some of the pics of the"real sadam" his ears were different from the "fake sadam" pictured in court.
Compare the alignment and condition of the teeth in these photos of Saddam, before and after his capture. Though with age some change could be expected, it is strange that such crooked teeth could emerge from a once well doctored smile. You decide.
U.S. officials said they are uncertain that the man, left, who appeared on Iraqi TV after U.S. airstrikes, is Saddam Hussein, right.
SADDAM DIES IN SURPRISE BOMBER ATTACK 3/19: After last Wednesday's surprise bombing attack by Allied Coalition Bombers, which was directed at "a Target of Opportunity": a meeting that was attended by several members of Saddam's military, including Saddam's sons and Saddam Hussein himself, Saddam was said to have been "mortally wounded and near death" by debris knocked loose by the bunker busting ordinance used by the Allies. The damage to the bunker was so substantial, and Saddam's consequential wounds to significant, that Saddam was taken way "in a panic" for immediate surgery. The source indicated Saddam subsequently succumbed to his injuries, some time within 2 hours of the surprise attack.
DOCTORS WORK FRANTICALLY BUT CAN'T SAVE HUSSEIN 3/19: According to the source: Saddam was taken away from the collapsed Bunker with an oxygen mask over his face and an intravenous line, unconscious, bloody and unresponsive. He was conveyed onto an emergency gurney by rescue workers and then taken by Ambulance to a special underground facility. The facility, with entries not far from the Saddam Peace Palace, is a special Iraqi Government usage underground subterranean command center that had been set up for emergency use by Hussein to fend off future bombing attacks. The center was developed through conversion of a canceled Baghdad Subway project some 3-5 years ago, by European contractors to the Hussein regime.
NSIDE FORT SADDAM: A DEEP UNDERGROUND CITY UNDER THE CITY, AT THE TIME OF SADDAM'S DEATH 3/19: The confidential source described the Iraqi facility, so-called: "FORT SADDAM", as an underground defense center for use as a "wartime emergency capital and defense nerve center". Comprised of a network of self-contained command bunkers buried deeply beneath Baghdad below other surface bunkers, it is thought to be capable of withstanding ordinary Allied Coalition bombing. Within it, he stated, are stored Chemical and Biological Weapons systems, an emergency Hospital for treatment of the Leadership of Iraq and their families, living accommodations with purified air, emergency command centers and sophisticated, Russian equipped Radio and Comm. rooms, WMD containment and storage centers, and other facilities aimed at providing for a wartime Iraqi government to direct it's attacks on other nations. Parts of the center are said to be "armored" against Nuclear attack and fallout, in case a distant government tries to "shoot back". An armored private rail-line links several such disparate subterranean facilities of this "underground city", making it possible for Iraqi Government officials to quickly travel to other parts of FORT SADDAM while escaping surveillance from Allied Coalition airborne surveillance equipment. The source indicates that some of FORT SADDAM had been "damaged, badly" by the continuous pounding of Allied Coalition Bombers during the past five days.
DOUBLES AND PRE-RECORDED STATEMENTS USED TO MAINTAIN "APPEARANCES" 3/20: According to the confidential source, one of Saddam's four doubles was secretly appointed "maintainer of the Regime's appearances" for the duration of the war: he appeared on Baghdad TV in a frantically prepared hastily steno'd propaganda piece that was broadcast to reassure the Iraqi Military that the leader was supposedly not dead, so as to continue to reinforce the sense of penalties for opposing the will of Saddam Hussein publicly, on the part of both the Iraqi People, and most importantly, the Republican Guard, many of whom are of wavering loyalties.
Originally posted by Rasputin13
If Saddam is known to have used many body doubles, then how can you decide which pictures are really of him? If it applies to the more recent photos, then shouldn't it also apply to the older ones? Saddam didn't just start using doubles in the last decade- he had been using them long before that.
I just think that we may be overlooking the possibility that the "verified" Saddam photos that we are using as a base for comparison may not even be him either.