NO. 46


Husain Kamil's Defection Constitutes Dramatic Blow For Saddam Regime

The momentous news of the defection to Jordan of Lieutenant-General HusainKamil, Iraq's Minister of Industry and head of the Military IndustrializationCommission and the son-in-law of President Saddam Husain, constitutes the mostdramatic blow suffered by the Iraqi regime since its defeat in the Gulf war fiveyears ago. Mr. Kamil is a central figure in the Iraqi political set-up and theman...