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Pulitzers Announced



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Chemical Ali



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Phantom Warriors



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Cosby reporting our special ops guys where at the location and say Saddam and sons walk into the building before the strike was launched.

Web Briefing: December 26, 2014

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Coincidence?



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The restaurant in which the hit was made was called al Saa. In Islam, the term al Saa refers to the final call to judgment by Allah. Ironic, no?

Getting Off Buses



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AND SHOOTING AT US. Greg Kelly on FNC is reporting this from the Baghdad palace his army guys (3rd ID) took yesterday.

More Intel to Come



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NRO Contributor Mansoor Ijaz is on his way to FNC for the night shift (well, or the key hours, Baghdad time). The man’s got some excellent sources.

We Could Know in Hours



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Steve Emerson, antiterrorism expert extraordinair, suggests we’ll likely know quickly if he is dead, because of the chatter from all the folks around Saddam. Of course, they, too, could be dead….one report tonight had 60 Baath officials in the restaurant under which this bunker meeting might have been. (Babbin brings this up too.)

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There Is Video From The Site



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on Al Jazeera’s main (Arabic) website.

Jaguar



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Rita Cosby reporting Saddam and son’s voice-encryption system, sold to them by a British firm, may have done them in.

Scarborough & Gertz



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“Maybe”



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Al Jazeera



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This seems to be their version of the story, at least on their english website. I’ve heard reporters on cable saying that Arab TV though is reporting these Saddam-dead rumors.

Just For Fun, For The Record



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24 hours ago Jim Robbins imed me to tell me this was close to over. On the radio yesterday, Robbins said that Saddam would be found in a residential area.
A few minutes ago, Jim speculated that the target was near al Fallujah Street. And no, I don’t have proof Jim is stateside currently.

Saddam & Sons Last Conversation



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Rita Cosby: They were talking about escape routes to get out of Iraq.

Jonah



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I’ve already made plans for the weekend.

If All This Is True....



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Then Chemical Ali, Saddam, and the Hussein boys are all gone. That means the Minster of Information and Tariq Azziz should sell their bonds because they’re the last name brand Baathist honchos left.

Reuters



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Rita Cosby



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These are intel people who are “always very cautious” telling her they believe Saddam and sons were killed in this strike.

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