January 28, 2004

HAMMORABI, the Iraqi blog, seems to have some interesting posts on the Saddam oil-bribery issue. If his information is correct (about which we’ll just have to wait and see), Saddam had people around the world on his political payroll. Which would explain a lot. Perhaps some intrepid reporters in Baghdad will look into this further — surely they don’t want to be scooped by an Iraqi blogger again. Note that what he calls a “milliard” is a billion in American usage — which is enough to tell you the scale involved. . . .