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Longtime Saddam Aide Tariq Aziz in U.S. Custody

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Longtime Saddam Aide Tariq Aziz in U.S. Custody

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Longtime Saddam Aide Tariq Aziz in U.S. Custody

Longtime Saddam Aide Tariq Aziz in U.S. Custody

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Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Tariq Aziz — one of the most familiar members of Saddam Hussein's — is in U.S. custody in Baghdad. Aziz, the lone Christian among senior Iraqi leaders, was foreign minister during the 1991 Gulf War. He was a regular interview subject for western reporters. Hear NPR's Michele Norris and NPR's Scott Horsley.

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