American forensic anthropologist Dr Clyde Snow told the UN Commission on Human Rights of his reports showing that 100,000 to 200,000 Kurds have disappeared and are believed murdered by Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein's regime.
Iraq after Saddam, President George W. Bush invoked the prospect of a democratic Iraq in his address last month to the UN General Assembly. Secretary of State Colin Powell has told Congress that he foresees Iraqis being governed "in a democratic fashion." Yet the administration remains closest to Sunni Arabs, a minority that has never shared its power.
He is there at almost every official photo-opportunity with Saddam Hussein, a compact and wiry military officer, his khaki shirt rolled up to his elbows, a beret pulled across his brow. A heavy handlebar moustache hangs over a solid jaw, grey with a permanent five o'clock shadow.