Thursday, December 18, 2003


Saddam doesn't quite get it...but he will.
"He's saying things like 'I'd like to sit down now. I'm the president of Iraq. You wouldn't treat your own president this way,'" said a U.S. intelligence official.

Sources said the American interrogators, in an attempt to break through that hubris, are repeatedly telling him that he is no longer president of Iraq.

They have also played him videotapes of Iraqis celebrating in the streets at the news of his capture and tapes of the uncovering of mass graves and former torture chambers.

"His reply to this is to tell us to go ahead and organize elections and that he'd win big if we did," said a U.S. official.

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