FBI Agent Contradicts Right Wing Narrative, Says Saddam Viewed Bin Laden as a Threat [VIDEO]

This video and summary originally appeared on Think Progress

Last night, CBS’ 60 Minutes aired an interview with FBI agent George Piro, the man who was charged with interrogating Saddam Hussein over the course of seven months. Piro reported that he asked Saddam whether he had any relationship to Osama bin Laden. Saddam responded by saying he was "wary" of the 9/11 mastermind and “didn’t want associate� with him. Moreover, Saddam viewed bin Laden "as a threat to him and his regime." Check out the video to your right for more.

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