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The Wars Against Saddam Audiobook

The Wars Against Saddam: The Hard Road to Baghdad

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"You can't really argue with much that John Simpson says: there is no foreign correspondent left on TV who has a fraction of his recognition and his credibility, a fact which may be unfair on the others, but happens to be true."

That was Simon Hoggart reviewing Simpson's devastating Panorama profile of Saddam Hussein, broadcast in early November 2002. This riveting and important book is the summation of more than 20 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.

© John Simpson; (P) Macmillan Publishers Ltd

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    "SUPERB EXCELLENT A MUST LISTEN"

    JOHN SIMPSON NARRATES HIS BOOK WITH THE UTMOST FEELING AND TRUE MEANING OF WAR BRILLIANT

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    this book is excellent and very well written and in this case well read. However it's a little bit a la carte and I felt wanting more

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    Rodney Jones 27/12/2016
    Rodney Jones 27/12/2016 Member Since 2015

    I am a retired Accountant with two particular literary interests - Ancient Greece (esp. Thucydides ) and Brit. Romanticism (esp.Wordsworth)

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    Thank heavens for the BBC and reporters like John Simpson. A must-read for anyone with an interest in western policy towards the Middle East.

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