Saddam says he sleeps well despite US threats
Iraqi President Saddam Hussein said Monday he was not losing any sleep over a possible U.S. invasion of his country.
"I can assure you and put your minds at ease that I rarely find it difficult to sleep," Saddam told senior army officers, including his son Qusay, supervisor of the elite Republican Guards.
"I fall asleep as soon as I put my head on the pillow. I don't need sleeping pills, unlike some officials we hear about, and I don't get insomnia like some people do," the Iraqi president said, according to Iraq News Agency.
However, Saddam admitted that sometimes sleep does elude him. "I sometimes can't sleep when there is an idea going around in my head that I haven't put on paper. But I fall asleep as soon as I've got up to write it down," he said. (Albawaba.com)
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