Real Dictators

Saddam Hussein Part 2: Enforcer, Frontman, Mafia Godfather

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Saddam consolidates his own power base, appointing friends and relatives to key positions. We hear a remarkable account from a woman whose own family was targeted by his secret police. Soon, the deputy will be in pole position to move against his mentor. And after that, Saddam will shore up the loyalty of his party with an act of political theatre for the ages…

A Noiser production, written by Duncan Barrett.

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