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The Interrogation of Saddam: An Opportunity of a Lifetime | The Cipher Brief
A Ba'athist era 5 dinar Iraqi banknote, showing the image of deposed leader Saddam Hussain

The Interrogation of Saddam: An Opportunity of a Lifetime | The Cipher Brief

The Cipher Brief: Do you remember the first thing Saddam said to you, and do you remember the last thing?

John Nixon: Yes. The first thing was on the first night. I said to him, “I am here to ask you some questions, and you are here to answer them truthfully. Do you understand me?” He said, “Yes.” Then I said, “When was the last time that you saw your two sons alive?” He looked up at me and listened to the translation, and he said (laughing), “Let me ask you something. Who are you guys? Where are you from?

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