64 - The 1979 Purge of the Baath Party
In this episode, we explore the 1979 purge of the Baath Party in Iraq, led by Saddam Hussein. We discuss why the purge happened, its methods and outcomes, and its impact on Iraqi society, politics, and security. We also examine the regional and international dimensions of the purge and its legacy of authoritarianism, sectarianism, and conflict. Join us for a concise and insightful analysis of one of the most significant events in the modern history of the Middle East.