"They said [to her], ‘Why don’t you have a husband?’ " Sabriya says. “They came in at night and put a pillow on her face and shot her in the head.”
“This one was slaughtered for his car.”
“This one the same,” she adds, looking at the third.
Her three sons, her daughter and her sister were all killed by the hard-line militia. Her sister was slaughtered because she was a single woman living alone.
“This one was killed because he was drinking,”
Imagine if we left on a dime…Just imagine the river of blood. We shouldn’t have gone there, but we cannot leave it out of control for this reason.
We were wrong, they need a dictator, not a democracy. For all of Saddam’s faults, he knew how to deal with this shit. Nobody was to murder except him, his sons or his “people” loyal to him.