Iraqi Prime Minister Maliki 'I Am Not Familiar With Fear'

In a SPIEGEL interview, Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki discusses accusations he has become another Saddam Hussein, the return of terrorism to his country and his fear that the civil war in Syria will destabilize the entire region.
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki: "Saddam was a tyrant and a dictator. He used poison gas against large parts of his population. I cannot and do not wish to be compared with that."

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki: "Saddam was a tyrant and a dictator. He used poison gas against large parts of his population. I cannot and do not wish to be compared with that."

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Photo Gallery: The Return of Violence in Iraq
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Photo Gallery: The Return of Violence in Iraq

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