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Saddam commanders tell of Kurd campaign - International Herald Tribune
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BAGHDAD Two defendants in the second trial of Saddam Hussein testified Tuesday that Iraqi troops had attacked Iranian forces and allied Kurdish guerrillas in northern Iraq, but had avoided targeting civilians. "The goal was to fight an organized, armed army, not civilians," said Sultan Hashim al-Tai, who was the commander of Task Force Anfal and head of the Iraqi Army 1st Corps in 1988, when Iran and Iraq were fighting a brutal territorial war. A prosecution witness, Ali Mostafa Hama, testified ...