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By Paul McGeough

A vintage, engrossing warfare correspondent's tale through the one Australian journalist who used to be in Baghdad throughout the struggle.

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Saddam Hussein was not among them. In a defiant and at times lurid speech televised in Iraq today, Saddam urged his people to destroy the ‘open and pale-faced infidels’ who were attempting to occupy Iraq. Yesterday the rest of the world might have been focused on the increasingly feisty Iraqi resistance to the advancing US forces and on General Tommy Franks’ efforts to provision and position his men for the battle for Baghdad. But this is a city 45 IN BAGHDAD desperate for distractions, so the search for the pilot unfolded as a bleak, compulsive comedy.

DAY TWO LUNGE AT THE HEART OF THE REGIME second son Qusay, were at the al-Rashid military complex, 15km south of Baghdad, when about 40 cruise missiles hammered in. One US official told the Washington Post: ‘The preponderance of the evidence is that he was there . . ’ Much of the international media coverage of the war is available to Iraqis—the elite, including vulnerable senior members of the military, have access to satellite TV and many more have access to short-wave radios. So, true or false, the Washington spin will play on their nerves.

It must have made them wonder about the longevity of the regime they served. And the ministerial press conferences— where the anti-Western invective and rhetoric were in inverse proportion to any signs of serious preparations for the defence of Baghdad—were from the theatre of the absurd. How do you attempt to reconcile the hyperbole of Foreign Minister Naji Sabri’s defence of Saddam with the fact that Saddam executed a brother and a cousin of Sabri’s in one of his regular purges of the regime?

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