Frontline: Season 17, Episode 6

Spying on Saddam (27 Apr. 1999)

TV Episode  |   |  Documentary
7.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.5/10 from 6 users  
Reviews: write review

Chronicles the United Nation's dramatic eight-year long effort to find and dismantle Saddam Hussein's secret weapons of mass destruction.

Writer:

(contributing writer)
0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: April

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April.

Related Items

Search for "Spying on Saddam" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Spying on Saddam (27 Apr 1999)

Spying on Saddam (27 Apr 1999) on IMDb 7.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Frontline.
« Previous Episode | 352 of 646 Episodes | Next Episode »
Edit

Cast

Episode credited cast:
...
Narrator (voice)
Edit

Storyline

In the wake of the first Gulf War in 1991, United Nations weapons inspectors, backed by the UN Security Council, moved aggressively to uncover and destroy Iraq's hidden arsenal of chemical and biological weapons, and to stop Saddam Hussein's nuclear development program. The film recounts the dramatic confrontations between UN inspectors and the Iraqi regime, and highlights key moments when the Iraqi regime's secrets were exposed. But as time goes on, and the world turns its attention elsewhere, the UNSCOM inspectors find themselves more isolated. The Iraqi regime thwarts ongoing inspections and by the end of 1998 they expel all the inspectors, leaving the world in a quandary about what WMD remnants may remain and whether Saddam might be able to reconstitute a nuclear bomb program. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Documentary

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Release Date:

27 April 1999 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Favorite episode? Admirer
Frontline on DVD gatheringrosebuds
Frontline 'Snitch' lana_sims
'Frontline' LAPD Blues smitchell22
Looking for 'Divided Memories' jjohnson-79
Searching for an episode williamrex
Discuss Spying on Saddam (1999) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?