New Sources for the Study of Iraqi Intelligence during the Saddam Era

  title={New Sources for the Study of Iraqi Intelligence during the Saddam Era},
  author={Kevin M. Woods and Mark Stout},
  journal={Intelligence and National Security},
  pages={547 - 587}
Abstract The US Department of Defense (DOD) has made available to scholars a significant collection of documents captured from the files of the Saddam-era Iraqi intelligence services. DOD is also studying ways in which further such documents can be released. These documents paint a picture in many ways reminiscent of the intelligence services of the totalitarian Soviet Union. These and forthcoming documents may enable important research on Iraq and on the role of intelligence services in… 

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