Execute or Prosecute?

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photoShould we capture Saddam Hussein alive? The hunt intensifies for the deposed dictator but there is little consensus on what to do with him if American troops find him. The Bush administration appears to be split. The State Department wants to jail him but there are reports that the Pentagon prefers he be killed, like his sons and grandson.


Milt Bearden, thirty-year veteran of the CIA (1964 to 1994) and co-author of "The Main Enemy: The Inside Story of the CIA's Final Showdown with the KGB"

Michael Scardaville, national security analyst at the Heritage Foundation

Judge Gilbert Merritt, circuit judge for the US Court of Appeals, 6th District, just back from Iraq where he advised the Pentagon on setting up a judicial system in Iraq

This program aired on August 7, 2003.


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