It looks like Saddam will be meeting his maker soon, very soon. This will be good news for the Iraqi people.
Iraq’s highest appeals court on Tuesday upheld the death sentence for Saddam Hussein in his first trial and said it must be carried out within 30 days. The sentence “must be implemented within 30 days,” chief judge Aref Shahin. “From tomorrow, any day could be the day of implementation.” AP
Update with more coverage: Washington Post , Reuters (defending Saddam again), Pajamas Media recognized the fact the quick appeal lets the execution take place as it will be before Saddam is 70 years old.