Hussein Had '91 Exile Plan

(AP/Toronto Globe and Mail) In the 1991 Persian Gulf war, Saddam Hussein had already packed his suitcase and picked a place of exile, Libya or Eritrea, then decided against fleeing because he felt he was not in danger, Israeli Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz told the Yediot Ahronot daily. This time around, with regional leaders calling on Mr. Hussein to leave Iraq and save the country from what could be a disastrous U.S. invasion, it is unknown whether Baghdad's dictator has made similar arrangements, he said.

2003-01-27 00:00:00

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