Dilip Hiro

US Has Abused Iraq for a Long Time


Dilip Hiro, author of Secrets and Lies: Operation “Iraqi Freedom” and After: A Prelude to the Fall of U.S. Power in the Middle East?, discusses the history of U.S. relations with Iraq, why they didn’t topple Saddam in 1991, the Iran-Iraq war and his belief that the Annapolis summit was held mostly for the purpose of holding together the Arab coalition against Iran.

MP3 here. (15:06)

Born in the Indian sub-continent, Dilip Hiro was educated in India, Britain and America, where he received a master’s degree at Virginia Polytechnic & State University. He then settled in London in the mid-1960s, and became a full-time writer, journalist and commentator. He has published 28 books.

3 thoughts on “Dilip Hiro”

  1. Hi, Charles & Dilip

    So in the end game the US got played by third rate player. Let’s not forget half of war chest on the table to boot. Irag/Iran war crap all for what? Congress should be shame of themselves for funding this fiasco but no!! they want more collateral damage to go with blood that’s already on there hands. When war crimes committee gets itself together don’t stop with Mr Bushwack himself BushJR/Blair/Cheney/Rice etc. but remember all the reps from congress who let it get to this state of disarray. What really sad case of foreign policy that’s in operation at this stage. Only decline is in our future if this state of affairs continue to stay in motion.

  2. Google Albert Pike and how a certain “spiritual guide ” told him three world wars were being planned-told to him in the 1870’s…the first two and the coming were described to a “t”..Believe or don’t believe..but read and decide.

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