Saddam With AK-47, Dome of the Rock, and Jihadi

Acrylic on Canvas, 26 x 40", 2007

This painting shows Saddam Hussein holding an AK-47 in front of Israel's Dome of the Rock. Saddam frequently railed against Israel and promised to return the land to Arab rule. The large flag behind Saddam is the Iraqi flag, the smaller flag held by the Jihadi is the Baath Party's pan-Arab flag.