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SSO organization

The Iraqi Special Security Organization (SSO) (Template:Lang-ar) was the most powerful Iraqi security agency under President Saddam Hussein and was responsible for personal security of high-ranking government officials and presidential facilities.[1] Its director, Hani Abd Al-Latif Tilfah Al-Tikriti was the seventh most wanted Iraqi government individual by the United States. He was the highest-ranking unpictured person in the U.S. Army most-wanted Iraqi playing cards (the king of hearts). He was captured in June 2004.[2] SSO was officially dissolved on May 23, 2003 per Order Number 2 of the Coalition Provisional Authority under Paul Bremer.[3]

Directors[edit | edit source]

According to the Iraq Survey Group Final Report:[4]

  • Husayn Kamil Hasan Al Majid (1983–1989)
  • Fannar Zibin Al Hasan (Gulf War)
  • Qusay Hussein (1991 or 1992–2001)
  • Walid Hamid Tawfiq (2001–2002)

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