Chalabi, a key figure in post-US-invasion Iraq, dies at 71 of apparent heart attack

November 3, 2015 8:27 PM

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Backer of regime change lost credibility when no weapons of mass destruction found

Ahmed Chalabi, chief proponent of US-enforced regime change in Iraq, died yesterday at the age of 71 in Baghdad, where he headed the Shia fundamentalist government’s finance committee. Although he was found dead in bed after reportedly suffering a heart attack, an Iraqi source told The Irish Times t...

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