US officials: Saddam ''not talking'' in interrogations
Former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein apparently is practicing what most attorneys would advise - Don't talk, according to US officials.
Diplomatic and military officials say the former Iraqi leader has provided little useful information in interrogations so far - and may even be "having fun".
The questioning of Saddam - initially handled by the CIA - is currently a joint CIA-FBI operation, an indication that the aim is changing from "finding intelligence" to "gathering evidence" for any eventual trials.
The people who are asking the questions at the moment are from the FBI, said a US intelligence official, speaking on condition of anonymity with the AP.
Meanwhile, US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has indicated in interviews that interrogators are not learning much from the former Iraqi leader. (Albawaba.com)
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