Con Coughlin, one of Britain's leading journalists, is the executive foreign editor of the Daily Telegraph and a world-renowned expert on the Middle East. He is the critically acclaimed author of the New York Times bestseller Saddam: His Rise and Fall. He appears regularly on television and radio in the United States, and has been a frequent political commentator on CNN, NBC, and MSNBC. He has also written for the Wall Street Journal and the Atlantic Monthly. He lives in London, England.
"Coughlin sheds especially valuable light on the viciousness of
Saddam Hussein's early career."--Foreign Service Journal
..". readers looking for a biography of Iraq's strongman will need to look no further."--Publishers Weekly
..".the most sought after biographer of Saddam Hussein."--Los Angeles Times
..".. a timely, detailed portrait of the Iraqi dictator."--Publishers Weekly