Resentment festers in Mosul: just ask Saddam Hussein

By Ulf Laessing | MOSUL, Iraq

MOSUL, Iraq If you want to hear the resentment people of Mosul feel now that Iraqi forces have driven Islamic State out of most of the city, you should talk to Saddam Hussein.

Not the dictator, but the Mosul schoolteacher, who proudly shows off an identity card bearing the name which his parents gave him in the ruler’s honour 45 years ago, and which he passed on to his sons.

The original Saddam, a Sunni Muslim who was toppled in

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