The Devil’s Double: The true story of the man forced to be the double of Saddam Hussein’s eldest son [Book Review]

He describes how he was first de-sensitized to violence as he was forced to watch numerous hours of brutal torture, killing and rape videos. After being shown videos of Uday and being asked to mimic him exactly, he was sent on different assignments where he had to pretend to be Uday. For the most part, he did a good job at doing so (probably the main reason why he managed to escape alive).