Saddam Hussein

The Mole
12 Aug, 2014

Get a grip, Dave - this is not what Churchill meant when he said 'We shall fight them on the beaches'

Yazidi women take shelter at a school in the Kurdish city of Dohuk
08 Aug, 2014

One of Iraq's oldest and most persecuted religious minorities, the Yazidi faces yet another genocide

17 Sep, 2013

UN confirms 21 August attack on Damascus was gas – and the 'most significant' use of chemical weapons since Saddam's day

22 Aug, 2013

Attack on Damascus could represent most significant use of chemical weapons since Saddam attacks Iraqi Kurds

George Bush; Tony Blair
19 Jul, 2013

But the potentially explosive letters between Blair and Bush look set to stay private, despite Cameron's wishes

05 Jun, 2013

France says blood and urine tests confirm sarin has been used 'multiple times' in bloody civil war

George Bush; Tony Blair
19 Mar, 2013

How did we fall for it? Why were the sceptics ignored? And is it about to happen all over again in Syria?

16 Jan, 2013

One group of Mali rebels is said to be responsible for killing US Ambassador Stevens in Benghazi

Crispin Black
20 Dec, 2012

Military leaders are like BBC execs – near-impossible to sack and without the self-knowledge to step down