Saddam's Cousin Denies Charges of Aiding Insurgency Izzadine al Majid, a cousin of Saddam Hussein, denies supporting the anti-occupation insurgency in Iraq. When Majid defected in 1995, Saddam Hussein ordered the death of family members close to him. A New York Times report this week alleged that three of Saddam Hussein's cousins are smuggling money, weapons and gunmen into Iraq to aid the insurgency. NPR's Deborah Amos reports.
NPR logo

Saddam's Cousin Denies Charges of Aiding Insurgency

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/3200023/3200024" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Saddam's Cousin Denies Charges of Aiding Insurgency

Saddam's Cousin Denies Charges of Aiding Insurgency

Saddam's Cousin Denies Charges of Aiding Insurgency

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/3200023/3200024" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Izzadine al Majid, a cousin of Saddam Hussein, denies supporting the anti-occupation insurgency in Iraq. When Majid defected in 1995, Saddam Hussein ordered the death of family members close to him. A New York Times report this week alleged that three of Saddam Hussein's cousins are smuggling money, weapons and gunmen into Iraq to aid the insurgency. NPR's Deborah Amos reports.