Foreign Policy Playlist


What Was Saddam Hussein Thinking?

This week, Foreign Policy Playlist features Al Jazeera’s Hindsight, a podcast that takes you into the minds of some of history’s most famous and infamous characters.

One of Hindsight’s recent episodes is told from the perspective of Saddam Hussein as he navigates his way up the ladder in Iraq’s government. Al Jazeera’s executive producer Joanne Melo De Frias talks to us about how producers wrote the script, channeling the most intimate thoughts of Iraq’s former president.

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