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Release Date:
June 1998



CONTENTS

CONTENTS

Domestic tensions

Saddam's internal security objectives and concerns

Regional Strategies

Background

Part One: Chinks in Saddam's Armor

Part Two: Domestic, Regional, and Foreign Sources of Power

About the Report

SPECIAL REPORT

Between Impediment and Advantage
Saddam's Iraq

Amatzia Baram

Compounds of the Ruling Elite in Central Baghdad

Map of Baghdad

 

  1. Mujamma' Dijla ("Tigris Compound"), housing the top echelon: Revolutionary Command Council, Regional (Iraqi) Leadership, and Saddam's son Udayy


  2. Barracks of the First Brigade of the Special Republican Guard


  3. Mujamma' al-Qadisiyya ("Qadisiyya Compound"), housing government ministers and their party parallels, and Sujud Palace


  4. Amirat Street, a heavily patrolled quarter housing a mix of senior apparatchiks, artists, and some of Saddam's family


  5. City quarters with a large Sunni Arab population and well-established Shi'i old-time Baghdadis; all are carefully vetted


  6. Saddam's City, a massive Shi'i poor quarter


  7. (Between Haifa Street and the river) Republican Palace Guard (Himaya) barracks and other presidential sites


  8. Umm al-Khanazir, a holiday resort for Saddam's security forces


  9. Special Republican Guard Headquarters


  10. Republican Palace


  11. "Project 2000," command and control bunker


  12. Special Security Organization (SSO) Headquarters (where the UNSCOM-Iraq crisis of Sept.-Oct. 1997 began)


  13. Elite living quarter (including the deserted homes of General Husayn Kamil and his brother Saddam)


  14. Pan-Arab Command of the Ba'th Party


  15. Command of the Ba'th Party Military Bureau


  16. Deputy prime minister Tariq 'Aziz's office


  17. Presidential and government offices


  18. Ibn Sina, exclusive elite hospital


  19. A massive new presidential palace to replace the old Qasr al-Zuhur; presently under construction


  20. Elite living quarter, heavily patrolled by plainclothes guards.


(Map creator: Kenneth Allen, U.S. Institute of Peace)

See the complete list of Institute reports. The views expressed in this report do not necessarily reflect those of the United States Institute of Peace, which does not advocate specific policies.

 


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