In December 2003, after one of the most aggressive manhunts in history, US military forces captured Iraqi president Saddam Hussein. Beset by body-double rumors and false alarms, the Bush administration needed positive identification of the prisoner before announcing the capture. John Nixon made the call.
As a senior CIA leadership analyst who had spent years studying Hussein and the first man to conduct a prolonged interrogation of the dictator, Nixon offers expert insight into America’s most enigmatic enemy in his book, Debriefing the President. Join Nixon as he shares what he learned as the first man to conduct a prolonged interrogation of the captured Iraqi president.