Single Iraqi mother Sundus Saleh, against former US president George W. Bush, Richard Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld, Condoleezza Rice, Colin Powell and Paul Wolfowitz.
Senior members of the Bush administration are being sued by an international team of lawyers, led by former attorney general Ramsey Clark, over the illegal war in Iraq.
The lawsuit was filed May 27 on behalf of a single Iraqi mother, Sundus Saleh, against former US president George W. Bush and his vice president Richard Cheney, secretary of defense Donald Rumsfeld, national security adviser Condoleezza Rice, secretary of state Colin Powell, and deputy secretary of defense Paul Wolfowitz.
According to the complaint filed in the US Court of Appeals, Bush administration officials “broke the law in conspiring and committing the crime of aggression against the people of Iraq.”
“The invasion resulted in the total destruction of a beautiful, peaceful country,” said Saleh. “The invasion didn’t destroy only the country’s infrastructure, buildings and heritage; it destroyed millions of families and their dreams.”
Clark, who argued that the lawsuit is important for the US…
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