‘To reporters familiar with other documents attributed to Saddam, neither the handwriting nor the signature appeared similar, but Al-Quds Al-Arabi said “sources close to Saddam” confirmed both were genuine.’
“Rise up against the occupier and do not trust those who talk about Sunnis or Shiites,” said the letter dated Monday — Saddam’s 66th birthday. “The only issue for your great Iraq now is occupation.
“There is no priority but to drive the infidel, criminal and cowardly occupier out. No hand has extended to him but those of the traitors and stooges.” NY Times