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|Read E-pub ⛎ Web of Deceit: The History of Western complicity in Iraq, from Churchill to Kennedy to George W. Bush Ì An investigative history of Western complicity in Saddam Hussein s crimes reveals the story his trial never willIn February , the Shia of southern Iraq rose against Saddam HusseinBarry M Lando, a former investigative producer forMinutes, argues compellingly that this ill fated uprising represents one instance among many of Western complicity in Saddam Hussein s crimes against humanity The Shia were responding to the call for rebellion from President George HW Bush that was broadcast repeatedly across Iraq by clandestine CIA stations But, just as the revolution was on the brink of success, the United States and its allies turned their backs In the end, tens of thousands were massacred Because of restrictions imposed by the Special Tribunal prosecuting Saddam Hussein, the extensive role of the US and its allies in his crimes will never be explored at his trial But as Web of Deceit demonstrates, the nations that now denounce Saddam most prominently secretly backed the dictator from his rise to power in the s and s to his offensives in Iran and, despite warnings, took no action to stop his invasion of Kuwait They also turned their backs when he used chemical weapons against the Iraqi people and persisted in international sanctions long after they had proved ineffective and, for hundreds of thousands of Iraqi civilians, lethal Web of Deceit draws on a wide range of journalism and scholarship to present a complete picture of what really happened in Iraq under Saddam, detailing for the first time the complicity of the West in its full and alarming extent From the Hardcover edition