Saturday August 15, 2020

How To Feed A Dictator: Sating the appetites of history’s greatest monsters

A new book about the dining habits of dictators such as Saddam, Hoxha and Amin is not to be read on a full stomach

7th June, 2020
Saddam Hussein, then vice-president of Iraq, has lunch in Paris in 1975 with the then French president Jacques Chirac (not pictured)

HISTORY

How to Feed a Dictator

By Witold Szablowski

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