Saddam Hussein

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Saddam Hussein

(sæˈdæm)
n
(Biography) See Hussein2
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Noun1.Saddam Hussein - Iraqi leader who waged war against IranSaddam Hussein - Iraqi leader who waged war against Iran; his invasion of Kuwait led to the Gulf War (born in 1937)
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President Mubarak was the "laughing cow" (La Vache qui Rit), President Gaddafi was the "lunatic", King Abdullah was the "royal idiot", Saddam was the "Butcher of Baghdad"; Nasser was the looter, Sadat was the "drug addict", interim president Adly was the "idiot", first civilian elected president Morsi was the "spare tire", and now Al-Sisi has earned a nickname that took this private conversation to another level of vulgarity, the "Pimp".
So why did they not topple the butcher of Baghdad? They want others to do their job.
Latif then moved into an opulent palace where everything was laid on for him, and the long training process began to turn him into the perfect replica of the Butcher of Baghdad's son.
The diplomats told of his links with the Butcher Of Baghdad but their concerns were dismissed by the officials in London, British Government papers released under the 30-year rule have revealed.
Robert Carrigan WHAT is the state of Gordon Brown's brain when he backs the "Butcher of Baghdad" Tony Blair to be President of Europe?
So a few weeks later, when the Iraqi tanks rolled into Kuwait City, I held out some hope that the world would react, and that the "Butcher of Baghdad's" regime would be over once and for all.
The 'butcher of Baghdad' listened quietly as the executioner explained the procedure; the noose was tied around the old man's neck and as he recited the Koran, Saddam Hussein met his end.
This issue has been causing discomfiture for Mr Blair ever since the Butcher of Baghdad was initially condemned to death in November.
For 10 days our Prime Minister kept schtum over the less-than-dignified way the Butcher of Baghdad finally met his own mincer.
Film footage relayed from Iraq showed the man labelled the 'butcher of Baghdad' facing the final moments of his life - resigned to his fate as executioners in balaclavas tightened a noose around his neck.
Two balaclava-hooded executioners tighten a heavy noose around the neck of the manacled Butcher of Baghdad.
Yesterday, Iraqi television pictures showed the man labelled the 'butcher of Baghdad' standing on the gallows dressed in a black overcoat to keep out the chill at the pre-dawn execution.