Man who oversaw Saddam hanging recalls dictator's end
Published on Dec 27, 2013 10:44 AM
BAGHDAD (AFP) - Mowaffak al-Rubaie sits in his office with a statue of Saddam Hussein behind him, the rope used to hang the dictator around its neck, recalling his final minutes.
The former national security advisor, who oversaw Saddam's 2006 execution, said he remained strong until the end, and never expressed any regret.
"A criminal? True. A killer? True. A butcher? True.
But he was strong until the end.
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