No 12


Arab Press Review

(MEES Translation)

A Short War?

The following is an extract from an article by Sabah Salman (former press secretary to President Saddam Husain) entitled A Long Or A Short War? that was published in Asharq al-Awsaton 20 March:

The US made a mistake in allowing the Iraqi regime to stay in power after the 1991 war and is now reaping the consequences of that mistake. The calm after Desert Storm was not what was required to reshape conditions in Iraq ...