- Sunni leader of Iraq
- Chosen by the CIA as a pro-amarican and helped brought to power.
- worried about the spread of shiite islam
- harsh on his own country (Kurbs and 65% Shiite nation)
- claimed Kuwait to start the first Gulf War
- Used poison gas on the K
Saddam Hussein, was the leader of Iraq, which the USA helped put in place. They eventually struggled to get him out of power. He ruled as a dictator and his own people was threatened, rapped and murdered everyone who stood in his way.
Question: What would have happened if the USA did not help Saddam gain power in the first place?