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Saddam Hussein's Iraq

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Saddam Hussein, one of the world's most infamous dictators, rose to power through Iraq's powerful Baath Party and became the nation's president in 1979. His goals included achieving pan-Arabism, more evenly distributing the nation's oil wealth, and extending the party's power by reaching into every aspect of Iraqis' lives. However, through his failed economic programs, ...more
Hardcover, 160 pages
Published September 1st 2008 by Twenty-First Century Books (CT)
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Justin Ng
Feb 14, 2013 Justin Ng rated it really liked it
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A simplified and short summary of the life of Saddam Hussein. Following a chronological order, the author explains how Saddam started off and paved his way up to become a dictator. Adequate illustrations were used, such as maps and photographs of various landmarks, statues and key characters.

This book is suitable for those who are interested to know more about the life of Saddam and how his actions led to the various conflicts like the Iraq-Iran War as well as the significance of the Baath Part
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