The Wars Against Saddam

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Pan Macmillan UK, Sep 1, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 356 pages

A major work of serious reportage and essential reading for all.

This riveting, important and timely new book is the summation of more than twenty years covering Saddam Hussein's Iraq. The War Against Saddam offers, in five acts, the full story of his rise to power and the West's relationship with Saddam throughout his dictatorship. The fifth act covers the war with Iraq and reports on its outcome and its consequences.

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About the author (2003)

John Simpson is the BBC's World Affairs Editor. He has twice been the Royal Television Society's Journalist of the Year and won countless other major television awards. He has written several books, including five volumes of autobiography,Strange Places, Questionable People , A Mad World, My Masters, News from No Man's Land and Not Quite World's End and a childhood memoir,Days from a Different World.The Wars Against Saddam, his account of the West's relationship with Iraq and his two decades reporting on that relationship encompassing two Gulf Wars and the fall of Saddam Hussein, and Unreliable Sources: How the Twentieth Century Was Reported are also published by Pan Macmillan. He lives in London with his South African wife, Dee, and their son, Rafe.

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