Hey, It's Saddam! And Those Are My Curtains

Where's the Iraqi despot? He may have been hiding in a businesswoman's house

On the morning of April 6, Nada Yunis was watching an Iraqi television broadcast of a tape of Saddam Hussein meeting with his son Qusay and a small group of top advisers in what looked like someone's home. On the wall behind Saddam were maps of Iraq, marked in heavy felt pen, that appeared to indicate troop deployments. Yunis recognized the melon-colored curtains and ruffled white drapes, the design of the stone floor, the geometric pattern on the empty chair next to Qusay, even some water damage on one of the walls. Saddam, she realized, was sitting in her living room....

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