The Corner

Sadr: execute saddam now

From Memri:

Muqtada Al-Sadr: [Saddam’s trial] is a farce that is being played on the Iraqi people. The longer his trial continues, the longer the aggression against the Iraqi people will continue. There is no need for a trial at all. He should be treated the way he treated the Iraqi people. Whoever puts people into meat grinders or puts explosives into people’s pockets and blows them up should be treated the same way. But the occupation is not giving us the chance to place the person who oppressed us on trial.

Rich Lowry — Rich Lowry is the editor of National Review. He can be reached via email: 

Most Popular


The Deflation of the Academic Brand

Trumpism is sometimes derided as an updated know-nothingism that rejects expertise and the input of credentialed expertise. Supposedly, professionals who could now save us tragically have their talent untapped as they sit idle at the Council on Foreign Relations, the economics Department at Harvard, or in the ... Read More

My Journey into the Heart of Obama-Trump Country

After eight years of displeasure with Barack Obama’s presidency, Carla Johnson was ready for a drastic change. The 41-year-old lab technician from Cresco, Iowa, fell for Donald Trump very early in the 2016 primary season. She loved his “take-no-[sh**]” style, his conservative stances on gun control and ... Read More