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There could be several reasons, but my guess - and a guess is all it can be - is that there was enormous political pressure to come up with a list of suspects.
On the other hand, the US went into Iraq with a list of high-level members of the Iraqi Government that they wanted arrested, also likely before being able to gather evidence.

So, it is possible that this is standard operating procedure.

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by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Wed Mar 18th, 2009 at 09:27:20 AM EST
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