News from Baghdad: The New York Post reported last week that Saddam Hussein ordered a liposuction machine as one of the "essential medical supplies" allowed under humanitarian agreements. Also requested, a U.N. official confirmed, was $209,000 worth of teeth-bleaching equipment. Allegations that Hussein is attempting to secure silicone breast implants have not been corroborated. Though war, at last check, remains ugly business, the embargo, starvation, and ruin that have made up its aftermath in Baghdad and across Iraq might look better for a few... More >>>