Few people on the planet have had such an extraordinary life as Dr. Latif Yahia and still be alive to tell the tale.
Latif was born in 1964, the son of a wealthy Iraqi businessman. He attended the most exclusive school in Baghdad where another pupil was Uday Saddam Hussein, son of the future President. Everyone noticed the boys bore an uncanny resemblance to each other.
Whilst Latif was a young army officer fighting in the Iran/Iraq war, he was summoned to a presidential palac more...