It looks like he’s letting his people know the outcome of any conflict with the United States in advance:
I’m sure the Iraqi people are proud to know that their soldiers are ready to blow themselves up on a moments notice.
I also feel obligated to paraphrase the great George S. Patton – "The object of war is not to die for your country. The object of war is to make the other poor dumb bastard die for his country." It looks like Saddam never saw that movie…
(Picked up via Instapundit – who really should enable TrackBack on his site…)