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  • n. Iraqi leader who waged war against Iran; his invasion of Kuwait led to the Gulf War (born in 1937)

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Examples

  • That evening Bush delivers a speech to the nation at the Museum Center in Cincinnati, Ohio in which he called Saddam Hussein a "great danger to our nation."

    Bush Behind Bars?

  • Similarly, the idea that Persian Gulf security is somehow increased by maintaining authoritarian regimes should be disproved by the name Saddam Hussein, a great authoritarian with a troubling habit of invading his Gulf neighbors.

    Neil Hicks: Beating Back the Democratization Backlash

  • “A man by the name of Saddam Hussein,” Wizard said.

    Seven Deadly Wonders

  • But in the long term Saddam Hussein is a part of our grim past.

    CNN Transcript Dec 29, 2006

  • And that's not to say that we actually used the name Saddam Hussein or the actual situation to prejudice the case.

    CNN Transcript Oct 19, 2005

  • This was a request sent back in January of 2001 and in this letter the "Washington Post" reports you called Saddam Hussein your excellency and you wrote that "hope it would lead to a reappraisal of American policy toward Iraq."

    CNN Transcript Jun 25, 2003

  • QUESTION: Does the name Saddam Hussein appear in the mission statement?

    CNN Transcript Mar 5, 2003

  • At one time he called Saddam Hussein cruel and sadistic as a leader and then he emphasized diplomacy, in Tony Blair's words, "lacking the threat of force never works."

    CNN Transcript Sep 24, 2002

  • And recently as Iraqi opposition leaders label Saddam Hussein weak.

    CNN Transcript Aug 11, 2002

  • 'In the Iraqi capital, a kindred spirit called Saddam Hussein was laying the foundations of a uniquely brutal tyranny, and it was here, appropriately, that Abu Nidal's miscreant career truly began.

    The Guardian World News

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