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  Saddam Hussein - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Saddam was deposed by the U.S. and its allies during the 2003 U.S.-led invasion of Iraq.
Saddam Hussein was born in the village of Al-Ouja, 8 kilometers from the city of Tikrit district of Iraq, to a family of sheep-herders.
Saddam's ruthless organizational prowess was credited with Iraq's rapid pace of development in the 1970s; development went forward at such a fevered pitch that two million persons from other Arab countries and Yugoslavia worked in Iraq to meet the growing demand for labor.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Saddam   (7675 words)

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Saddam Kamel Saddam Kamel was the cousin and son-in-law of deposed Saddam Hussein.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /topics/saddam.html   (218 words)

 Encyclopedia: Saddam Hussein   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
During the war, Saddam was supported financially by the United States, militarily by the Soviet Union, as well as most of the Arab countries in the region.
Saddam Kamel was the cousin and son-in-law of deposed Iraqi dictator, Saddam Hussein.
Saddam Hussein after he was captured, photo from http://www.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Saddam-Hussein   (11815 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | Middle East | Saddam Hussein profile
Saddam Hussein remains largely isolated from his people, keeping the company of a diminishing circle of trusted advisers - largely drawn from his close family or from the extended clan based around the town of Takrit, north of Baghdad.
Here you see Saddam, usually smiling benevolently, in a variety of guises and poses - in military uniform, say, or in traditional ethnic dress, or tweed cap and sports jacket; he might be surrounded by his family or be seen jiggling a young child on his knee - the would-be father-figure of the Iraqi nation.
The fiction of Saddam Hussein as a benevolent ruler was exposed by two major and catastrophic miscalculations of foreign policy for which his country and his people have paid dearly.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/middle_east/1100529.stm   (1155 words)

 Saddam Hussein - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Former U.S. Marine Nadim Abou Rabeh in March 2005 testified that the "spider-hole" image had been fabricated as a piece of military propaganda, and that Saddam had in fact been captured on December 12, in a house in a small village, and not in a hole at all.
According to Abou Rabeh, Saddam was only caught after a fierce firefight in which Saddam himself fired at his captors.
In 2005 a GQ interview [20] of four American National Guardsmen from PA whose job was to guard Saddam after his capture quoted Saddam as saying, "Reagan and me, good....
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Saddam_Hussein   (7734 words)

 Saddam Hussein: A Dictator Fallen
Saddam Hussein is eventually discovered in the hole in the farm house (marked in red).
Saddam is captured without resistance, and at about 2115 hours he is moved to a secure area.
On July 16, 1979, President Bakr resigned, and Saddam Hussein officially replaced him as president of the republic, secretary general of the Baath Party Regional Command, chairman of the RCC, and commander in chief of the armed forces.
www.military.com /NewContent/0,13190,GH_Saddam,00.html   (992 words)

 CNN.com - Saddam 'caught like a rat' in a hole - Dec. 15, 2003
Across the Tigris River from his opulent palaces, Saddam Hussein shuttered himself at the bottom of a narrow, dark hole beneath a two-room mud shack on a sheep farm, a U.S. military official said Sunday.
Saddam's capture was based not on a direct tip, but a collection of intelligence gathered from the hostile questioning of Saddam's former bodyguards and family members, U.S. officials said.
Saddam was armed with a pistol, but showed no resistance during his capture.
www.cnn.com /2003/WORLD/meast/12/14/sprj.irq.saddam.operation   (686 words)

 Saddam Hussein Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In 2005 a GQ interview [22] of four American National Guardsmen from PA whose job was to guard Saddam after his capture quoted Saddam as saying, "Reagan and me, good....
See PBS Frontline (2003), "The survival of Saddam: secrets of his life and leadership: interview with Saïd K. Aburish" at [25].
Dan Rather's interview with Saddam Hussein leading up to the U.S.-led 2003 invasion of Iraq on 20 March can be read on line (CBSNEWS.com) at [33].
www.somethingpersonal.com /encyclopedia/Saddam_Hussein   (8212 words)

 CBS News | Transcript: Saddam Hussein Interview, Pt. 1 | February 26, 2003 20:31:07
It was Saddam's first interview with an American journalist in a decade.
Translator For Saddam Hussein: In all divine religions, god, the Almighty, has reiterated to man in all his Holy Books and to humanity, in general, that there are two basic, most important things in life, that is, after the issue of the creation and of the issue of faith.
Translator For Saddam Hussein: That is why, talking about asylum, we will -- whoever decides to forsake his nation from whoever requests is not true to the principles.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2003/02/26/60II/main542151.shtml   (2372 words)

 CNN.com - Rumsfeld: In the end, Saddam 'not terribly brave' - Dec. 14, 2003
Saddam was captured Saturday night about nine miles from his hometown of Tikrit and on the other side of the Tigris River from one of his lavish palaces.
Saddam had a pistol but was taken into custody without firing it.
Saddam's beard was shaved and his hair trimmed for identification purposes, military officials said.
www.cnn.com /2003/WORLD/meast/12/14/sprj.irq.main   (1652 words)

 Worth1000.com | Photoshop Contests | Are you Worthy™ | contest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Saddam and Mini Saddam practicing their act for when they break it big in Vegas.
Saddam is slowly working his way around the world as a surf bum, checking out all the hot surfing spots.
Saddams hiding in hole in the middle of nowhere.
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 Saddam Hussein's Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Saddam Hussein has been morally assaulted by this vile act.
In the name of Saddam Hussein, fight the injustice in the world.
At least I, Saddam Hussein, do not sleep in the same bed with Macauly Culkin.
www.livejournal.com /users/iraq   (2392 words)

 PBS - frontline: gunning for saddam
As Americans are confronted by acts of bioterrorism, powerful forces in the nationís capitol believe Iraqi President Saddam Hussein is to blame, for this and many other terrorist acts during the last decade.
Proponents of the plan, including former Clinton administration CIA director James Woolsey, contend Saddam Hussein was involved in the first World Trade Center bombing, the attempted assassination of President George H.W. Bush in 1993, and the ongoing state sponsorship of terrorist activities.
Foes of this plan argue that attacking Saddam will destabilize other nations in the region, most prominently Saudi Arabia, and no doubt destroy the carefully crafted coalition presently hunting for Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/gunning   (238 words)

 Hussein, Saddam on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
He was transferred to Iraqi legal custody and arraigned on charges stemming from his presidency in mid-2004.
Saddam's son shot, perhaps seriously: Uday Hussein has no lack of enemies.(A)
Deposed Iraqi President Saddam Hussein was caught in this "spider hole" compartment on a farm house property in Al Dawr, near his hometown of Tikrit, Iraq, on December 13, 2005.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/H/HusseinS1.asp   (1043 words)

 The Saddam Hussein Sourcebook
Saturday, December 20, marks the 20th anniversary of Rumsfeld's famous handshake meeting with Saddam Hussein in Baghdad.
When the U.S. Senate passed economic sanctions on Iraq in 1988 for using poison gas against the Kurds, U.S. ambassador April Glaspie reported that the U.S. construction company Bechtel planned to employ "non-U.S. suppliers of technology and continue to do business in Iraq," according to a CONFIDENTIAL State Department cable.
The Saddam Hussein Sourcebook posted today also brings together five briefing books previously published by the National Security Archive into one searchable file of primary sources.
www2.gwu.edu /~nsarchiv/special/iraq   (285 words)

 Saddam Hussein   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Saddam Hussein: Defying the World - A Visual Biography (1990)....
Saddam le meilleur ennemi de l'amérique (2005) (TV)....
History Now: The Hunt for Osama and Saddam - Tracking Down the Killers (2003) (TV)....
www.imdb.com /name/nm0404010   (236 words)

 IRAQ: Deaths under Saddam Hussein   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Tom Grey answers David Crow's request the empirical basis for his statement on the number of dead under Saddam Hussein.
Another 500,000 are estimated to have died in Saddam's needless war with Iran.
I clearly believe they were necessary to oust Saddam and save the lives he would have murdered, to free the children from prison, etc. -- in fact more necessary than the atomic bombs to force Japan's surrender If Mr.
wais.stanford.edu /Iraq/iraq_deathsundersaddamhussein42503.html   (220 words)

 Anatomy of Hussein's capture | csmonitor.com
The chamber was quite small, considering that it held not just a man but in some ways decades of Iraqi national history.
Eight months after a giant statue of Saddam Hussein was pulled to the ground in Baghdad in a gesture of celebration, the US finally has Mr.
They pulled it up, and there was HVT 1, Saddam Hussein himself, bearded and tired and looking more likely to ask for a quarter than order a strike of chemical weapons.
www.csmonitor.com /2003/1215/p01s01-woiq.html   (1004 words)

 MSN Encarta - Saddam Hussein
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Hussein, Saddam, born in 1937, authoritarian president of Iraq (1979-2003), who led Iraq into two devastating wars.
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1990 Saddam anounces release of all foriegn hostages
1979 Premier/president al-Bakr of Iraq is succeeded by Saddam Hussein
1958 Saddam Hussein and Iraqi army overthrows the monarchy
www.brainyhistory.com /topics/s/saddam.html   (263 words)

 Saddam's Cyber Palace
One election mandate, measuring approximately 1% in size.
Please do not be stupid enough to believe that this blog is actually written by Saddam himself.
On the other hand, if you really are that much of a moron, don't admit it to anyone.
saddamhussein.blogspot.com   (2406 words)

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