Tuesday, May 01, 2007

Cigars, hair dye for Saddam's final days

They gave him CUBANS?

The U.S. military bought Cuban cigars and hair dye for deposed Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein while he was held before his execution because they were "mission essential", a military investigation heard on Tuesday.

The investigation of Lieutenant-Colonel William Steele, the former commander of the detention center where Saddam and his top aides were held, also heard that clothing and dry-cleaning were provided to detainees before court appearances after one detainee had appeared in court in his pajamas.

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