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Saad al-Bazzaz on Saddam


Saad al-Bazzaz, once a confidant of Saddam and his sons, long edited the Saddam’s newspaper.  He broke with the Iraqi President in 1992.  Today, al-Bazzaz edits az-Zaman, the most popular newspaper in Iraq and also founded ash-Sharqiya, the most popular television station.  This interview, from 1995, illuminates a bit about his foreign policy and, in retrospect, quite accurate.


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