'Mad dictators': Are autocratic leaders really insane?
22 March, 2011 - 14:51 GMT
Dictators are often described as "mad", but is this a fair description?
Is it really just that they have the personality traits needed to maintain control over their people?
Giles Foden has written a book about the former dictator of Uganda, Idi Amin.
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First broadcast 22 March 2011
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