Saddam Husayn and Islam, 1968-2003: Ba'thi Iraq from Secularism to Faith

Amatzia Baram


Saddam Husayn and Islam, 1968-2003: Ba'thi Iraq from Secularism to Faith

Saddam Husayn and Islam, 1968-2003: Ba'thi Iraq from Secularism to Faith

  • Title: Saddam Husayn and Islam, 1968-2003: Ba'thi Iraq from Secularism to Faith
  • Author: Amatzia Baram
  • ISBN: 9781421415826
  • Page: 487
  • Format: Hardcover



Saddam Husayn and Islam, 1968 2003 Ba thi Iraq from Secularism to Faith offers an intellectual history of the Ba th Party from the 1940s through 2003 Amatzia Baram focuses on the transition from its early insistence on unity, freedom, and socialism to its Islamization by the time it was toppled by US forces in 2003, a change largely impelled by the need to rally IraqisSaddam Husayn and Islam, 1968 2003 Ba thi Iraq from Secularism to Faith offers an intellectual history of the Ba th Party from the 1940s through 2003 Amatzia Baram focuses on the transition from its early insistence on unity, freedom, and socialism to its Islamization by the time it was toppled by US forces in 2003, a change largely impelled by the need to rally Iraqis against Iran during their war of 1980 88 Baram reveals signs that Saddam Husayn himself became some sort of born again Muslim, though these signs are inconclusive.Sources include open source material but also internal secret files and highly classified audiotapes of Saddam Husayn that were made available to researchers at the Conflict Records Research Center at National Defense University and some documents at the Hoover Institution.


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