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Synonyms for Saddam

Iraqi leader who waged war against Iran

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The actor revealed that he resented the way Saddam was executed, despite the fact that he opposed his dictatorship and politics.
Saddam's attitude toward Iran comes out in debriefings of the jailed Saddam by an Arabic-speaking FBI agent.
To compensate for lack of political freedoms, Saddam gave the Iraqis a booming economy in the 1970s.
Saddam made a prison, and a graveyard, of his country.
Master Sergeant Robert Ellis said Saddam showed him a soft side, sharing memories of his children when they were young and rarely complaining about life in jail.
Saddam was buried in the centre of Ouja, a small town outside Tikrit, Saddam's power base 80 miles north of Baghdad.
As the 42-year-old Saddam coolly puffed on a cigar, names of the supposed plotters were read out.
But there are other dictators who should also be made accountable by the United States, and I hope the work doesn't end with Saddam Hussein.
Saddam trusted few and surrounded himself with sycophants, selected for loyalty rather than ability.
While there were several layers restructuring Iraq's historical memory since 1958, Saddam has been strongly condemned for his vision of Iraqi history and the policies he has enforced to create a new identity and image, both visually and literary, to fit this vision.
Blair's impassioned rhetorical attacks on Saddam, as well as his no-holds-barred defense of Bush before and after the Iraq invasion, certainly gave the appearance that the prime minister himself shared the president's belief that the security of a post 9/11 world demanded the removal of Saddam from power.
Saddam trial latest:A woman testified from behind a screen - her voice disguised but her weeping still apparent - that she was stripped and tortured with beatings and electric shocks by Saddam Hussein's agents in the trial of the former president and seven lieutenants yesterday.
DEFIANT Saddam Hussein faced his accusers in court yesterday and angrily claimed he was not guilty.
SADDAM Hussein pleaded not guilty to murder and torture as he argued with the judges today.