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ID:

527

Date:

2009-07-01

Headline:

Saddam Hussein Said WMD Talk Helped Him Look Strong to Iran

Reporter's name:

Glenn Kessler

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Washington Post

City:

Washington, DC

Summary:

Summaries of over two dozen interviews by emissaries from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) with Saddam Hussein provided a variety of insights into the former Iraqi leader's political calculations. The documents, obtained under FOIA by the National Security Archive, span the first six months of 2004, following Hussein's December 2003 capture.

Notes:

The National Security Archive provides the documents at http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB279/index.htm.

Keywords:

Saddam Hussein, Iraq, interviews, Iran, weapons of mass destruction, WMD, Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI, National Security Archive, Osama bin Laden, Al Qaeda, United Nations

URL:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/07/01/AR2009070104217.html


Agencies:

FBI

States:

US Terr./Other

Categories:

foreign affairs
intelligence
Iraq


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