British historian Charles Tripp on this edition of Fresh Air
. Tripp is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Political Studies, at the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London. He's the author of A History of Iraq
. Tripp talks about how Iraq became a nation, how Saddam became it's strongman, and what the U-S would likely face if it overthrows him. (Broadcast Date: September 25, 2002)
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