MSNBC reports that we have bombed a residential complex thought to contain Saddam and his sons. There is some speculation that “some or all” of them are dead. Let us hope.

There is more from the NYT but still nothing definite.

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  1. Katewerk says:

    I was beginning to wonder if I was the only person out here who wondered just _how_ one would deliver news of military defeats to the Hussein regime.. the mortality of messengers being what it is.

    The information minister for Iraq may be acting out of pure terror…

    (Hope that link works, as I’ve entered it using lynx)