Daily Archives: January 1, 2009

The Palaces of Saddam Hussein and the Iraq Body Count By Gregory Hilton

This 2001 photo shows the entrance to the Republican Palace with two large busts of Saddam Hussein on the roof.

This 2001 photo shows the entrance to the Republican Palace with two large busts of Saddam Hussein on the roof.


The American flag was lowered for last time today from Saddam Hussein’s main Republican Palace on the Tigris River in Baghdad.The Palace is empty now, but not long ago over 1,000 Americans worked in this 1.7 mile complex. Continue reading