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Latif Yahia, Uday Hussein's former body double

As a young Iraqi soldier in the late 1980s, Latif Yahia was ordered to become the body double for Saddam Hussein's notoriously brutal son Uday. He played that role for four years, before fleeing with the help, he says, of the CIA. His story is about to be turned into a big budget movie, but what will the world make of a man who now insists Iraq needs a leader like Saddam Hussein? Yahia talks to Stephen Sackur.

30 minutes

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Wed 2 Dec 2009 23:30