Profile of Saddam Hussein, by Mark Bowden, published in the Atlantic Monthly magazine.
Biography presenting a negative perspective on Iraq's leader.
Extracts from an interview with former CIA psychiatrist Dr Jerrold Post, focusing on the childhood of the Iraqi leader.
Profile by Elaine Sciolino, published in the New York Times a few days after Iraq's 1990 invasion of Kuwait. [Requires free registration.]
Profile of Saddam Hussein, published in the New York Times in 1982.
Profile of the man who has been president of Iraq for the past two decades and who "has the dubious distinction of being the world's best known and most hated Arab leader."
Peter Beaumont pieces together Saddams security measures and life style, interviews with schoolfriends and talks to exiles and intelligence experts to explore the president´s mindset. The Observer.
Transcripts, video clips, photos, documents and other materials from a documentary on President Hussein of Iraq.
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