Because they will be hard pressed to convict him.
Also, they simply dont want to mention it as when the trial gets going Saddam is going to be giving up everything on what he was given by U.S and European Elite to be a good boy.
To be quite frank i cant believe it even got to trial.
Saddam is a smart cookie and knows how to play hard ball with lawyers...hence we will not be hearing a word of it...just like Slobby is kept under wraps as he humiliates the Hague day after day...he's seen off 3 Judges already! 8-)
[size=medium]\"The Office\" is the greatest comedy...ever. [/size]