The IRS Takes On Saddam's Kin

TIME exclusive: Under interrogation, the dictator's half brother and financial mastermind, Barzan Tikriti, speaks out against the regime he served and gives U.S. investigators leads on where to find w

As the early-morning cool gave way to temperatures that would rise above 100ยบ, Saddam Hussein's half brother sat calmly in a pale blue safari suit and sandals waiting to confront his American cross-examiner. Since his capture on April 17, Barzan Tikriti had been through weeks of questioning on military and security issues at an interrogation center near Baghdad airport. Now it was time to talk money. A special interrogator had been flown in from the U.S. to take up the matter of Saddam's hidden wealth with the man long regarded as the dictator's financial mastermind. What the American found was a...

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