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April 29, 2003

More skeltons in the closet

National Post Editorial
Not that it should come as a surprise to anyone, but it turns out some of the staunchest international opponents of invading Iraq -- on principle, you understand -- were up to their eyeballs in secret deals with the now deposed regime of Saddam Hussein. Since the fall of Baghdad earlier this month, documents found at the Iraqi Foreign Ministry, at the headquarters of the Iraqi intelligence service, Mukhabarat, and elsewhere around the capital have revealed just how deeply involved were those who sided against the war at the United Nations -- France, Germany, Russia, China and the UN itself -- in propping up Saddam's murderous government. Others suggest at least one prominent critic of the Anglo-American coalition may have taken millions in bribes to parrot Baghdad's virtues in the West. And all this inside of three weeks. MORE