Trump praises Saddam Hussein for killing 'terrorists,' again

Donald Trump has praised late Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein for killing off “terrorists,” reprising previous comments in support of dictators in the Middle East and earning a swift rebuke from White House rival Hillary Clinton. The United States “shouldn’t have destabilized” Iraq, now a hotbed for the Islamic State group 13 years after the US-led invasion, said Trump, who showed lukewarm support for the war before it took place and later opposed it. Today, Iraq is Harvard for terrorism,” the Republican firebrand added, referring to the prestigious US university.

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