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War Update: Tikrit, 'Secondary' Capital

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Dr. Khidir Hamza, a nuclear physicist who headed the Iraqi nuclear weapons program before leaving Iraq in 1994. Hamza says Tikrit, Saddam Hussein's hometown, was planned and designed to be the secondary capital of Iraq. Hamza thinks weapons of mass destruction likely will be found there.

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Prior to his retirement, Robert Siegel was the senior host of NPR's award-winning evening newsmagazine All Things Considered. With 40 years of experience working in radio news, Siegel hosted the country's most-listened-to, afternoon-drive-time news radio program and reported on stories and happenings all over the globe, and reported from a variety of locations across Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, and Asia. He signed off in his final broadcast of All Things Considered on January 5, 2018.
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