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Saddam asked Bush for $1bn to go into exile

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posted on Sep, 27 2007 @ 02:51 PM
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Daily Mail.com
By DAVID GARDNER - More by this author » Last updated at 23:45pm on 26th September 2007

Saddam Hussein offered to step down and go into exile one month before the invasion of Iraq, it was claimed last night.

Fearing defeat, Saddam was prepared to go peacefully in return for £500million ($1billion).

The extraordinary offer was revealed yesterday in a transcript of talks in February 2003 between George Bush and the then Spanish Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar at the President's Texas ranch.
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Also: www.thisislondon.co.uk...$1bn%20to%20go%20into%20exile/article.do

Authenticity is still being validated.

As much as this shouldn't surprise me, it sill does.

Autocracy: A form of government in which the political power is held by a single person.




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