Kind of makes you think things were better off with Sadam
Stew McLeod

Things were better off under Saddam…if you were a Sunni Arab Baathist. The further you deviated from that standard, the worse life got for you. The idea that Saddam Hussein’s reign was this period of authoritarian yet stable and secular order is a myth; he and the Baathists played the sectarian game just as badly as it is now. The only difference between the 80–90s and the 2000s-2010s was that the violence was monopolized.

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