An Irreplaceable Regime

Ofra Bengio

in Saddam's Word

Published in print April 1998 | ISBN: 9780195114393
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199854523 | DOI:

Series: Studies in Middle Eastern History

An Irreplaceable Regime

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This chapter introduces Saddam Husayn. The chapter looks specifically at the regime and reign of the Iraqi leader. Husayn was dubbed as a “form of government” in himself. In other words he was the regime. His methods, ideas, ways, rules, and protocol are tackled in this chapter. Also described are the qualities that a leader must have and the steps Husayn took to project an ideal image of a single leader as opposed to a collective leadership.

Keywords: regime; reign; leader; methods; protocol; image; collective leadership

Chapter.  8602 words. 

Subjects: Asian History

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