I now inform you that you are too far from reality.
Statement to John Burns of The New York Times among his last words to western reporters before going on administrative leave (9 April 2003), as quoted in Politics and Propaganda : Weapons of Mass Seduction (2004) by Nicholas J. O'Shaughnessy, p. 233
Lying is forbidden in Iraq. President Saddam Hussein will tolerate nothing but truthfulness as he is a man of great honour and integrity. Everyone is encouraged to speak freely of the truths evidenced in their eyes and hearts.Muhammed Saeed Al-sahhafAs quoted in Baghdad or Bust : The Inside Story of Gulf War 2 (2003) by Mike Ryan, p. 168
The American press is all about lies! All they tell is lies, lies and more lies!Muhammed Saeed Al-sahhafAs quoted in A Gigantic Mistake (2004) by Mickey Z, p. 171
The information was correct but the interpretations were not. I did my duty up to the last minute.Muhammed Saeed Al-sahhafNew York Times (12 July 2003) "AFTER THE WAR; Hussein's Perennial Optimist Reappears"
They [US soldiers] started to commit suicide on the Baghdad walls. We will encourage them to double their suicide attempts.Muhammed Saeed Al-sahhafBBC Monitoring (7 April 2003) "Iraqi information minister denies presence of US forces in Baghdad" (as US forces reported entering the center of Baghdad)
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