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Iraq War / Saddam’s Sons/ Weisskopf Interview #729466

CNN Evening News for Sunday, May 25, 2003
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(Studio: Martin Savidge) Live interview held with “Time” magazine writer Michael Weisskopf† about his article chronicling the transgressions of President Saddam Hussein’s sons Uday & Qusay and his suggestion that the quick fall of Baghdad into US hands was Qusay’s fault. [WEISSKOPF – says the sons are two murderous men with different styles; describes Qusay as a professional, icy killer who pulled the trigger for political aims, while Uday was sadistic in his approach and used the Internet to learn about torture techniques; relates Uday’s kidnap of a 14-year-old girl; talks about Qusay’s moving the Republican Guard around in an impulsive fashion in the final days before the fall of Baghdad, which may have made it easier for US troops to enter the city.]

Savidge, Martin

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