Iraqi National Congress

Ahmed Chalabi, the head of the Iraqi umbrella-organization Iraqi National Congress, has been in town testifying on Capitol Hill and talking with representatives of the Pentagon, the CIA and the State Department about how HE would topple Saddam Hussein. He wants to create a government-in-exile, have Saddam indicted for war crimes, and formulate a policy that openly seeks Saddam's overthrow. It is a plan that Trent Lott and others have found an attractive alternative to what many perceive as a "dead-end" policy currently being pursued by the Clinton administration. Chalabi talks with Robert about his perspective on the U-S conflict with Iraq, and what could be done to bring about the ouster of Saddam Hussein.



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