Margaret Thatcher

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher compared Saddam Hussein to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler when Iraq invaded Kuwait. (Reuters/File Photos)

Saddam Hussein ‘acted like Hitler’ during Kuwait invasion, former UK PM Thatcher said

  • This week marks the 30th anniversary of the end of the Gulf War, which concluded when a US-led military coalition liberated Kuwait
  • British government papers declassified in the past few years reveal Thatcher also described the Iraqi leader as a “selfish, despotic dictator”
By Arab News ·