Saddam on the joys of gassing people (updated)
The video showed the horrors: a father wailing in grief as he found his children lying along a street littered with bodies; dead mothers clutching gas-choked infants to their breasts in swaddling clothes; young sisters embracing each other in death; and trucks piled high with civilian bodies. "I ask the whole world to look at these images, especially those who are crying right now," Mr. Faroun said, referring to the outpouring of sympathy for Mr. Hussein.
"I don't know if you know this, Comrade Izzat, but chemical weapons are not used unless I personally give the orders," he says.
Update: Clarice Feldman notes James Taranto's wonderful item in Best of the Web awhile ago at Opinionjournal.com on how a former CIA agent megaphoned by the New York Times claimed that Iran supplied the poison gas.