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Ahmed Chalabi Dies, Aged 71

By John Lee. The prominent Iraqi politician Ahmed Chalabi has died at the age of 71. Chalabi, who played a significant role in persuading the United States and its allies to topple Saddam Hussein in 2003, died of a heart attack at his Baghdad home on Tuesday. Having previously served as Deputy Prime Minister, Chalabi […]

Wolfowitz Sees Chalabi as Viable Leader

By John Lee. Paul Wolfowitz has said that Ahmed Chalabi (pictured), the Iraqi who helped spur the U.S. invasion of his country, would be viable as its next prime minister though close ties he established with Iran pose an impediment. Speaking to Bloomberg Television, he said: “The man is a survivor ... That’s impressive. I […]