The authors reveal how Saddam Hussein ordered his scientists to develop a nuclear bomb that would make him the most powerful Arab ruler of modern times, forcing the West to think twice about going to war against him.A project known as "Petrochemical Three" was founded to implement Saddam's dream of transforming Iraq into the world's next great nuclear power. To achieve this he invested USD18 billion and employed over 20,000 scientists at 60 top-secret sites all across Iraq in the greatest sleight of hand the world has ever ...

Saddam's Bomb 2002, Time Warner Paperbacks, London

ISBN-13: 9780751534931