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'Saddam has gone. We have one thousand Saddams now'

July 5th, 2016

Episode 1053 of 1273 episodes

Sir John Chilcot is set to deliver his long-awaited verdict on Britain's involvement in the Iraq war. But how do you sum up its effect on Iraqis themselves? One man who found himself at the centre of perhaps the most euphoric moment of the war - the toppling of the famous statue of Saddam Hussein in central Baghdad - is Kadhim Sharif Hassan Al-Jabbouri. He has been speaking to our Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen. (Image: Kadhim. Credit: BBC)