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Legacy of Torture Haunts Tales of Saddam's Iraq

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Legacy of Torture Haunts Tales of Saddam's Iraq

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Legacy of Torture Haunts Tales of Saddam's Iraq

Legacy of Torture Haunts Tales of Saddam's Iraq

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Postwar interviews confirm that torture in Saddam Hussein's Iraq was commonplace and methodical, with doctors taking part and a reward system for inquisitors who could gain confessions from their subjects. Hear NPR's Linda Wertheimer and Susan Glasser of The Washington Post.

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