Uh, no, he really didn't. That was organized by local radicals who had nothing to do with Saddam. You see, the ugly truth about "radical" Islam, is that it is a relatively recent phenomenon. Before your Boy Reagan, most of our adversaries in the Middle East - Saddam, Khadafy, Arafat - were secularized and pro-Soviet. And then Reagan, the Mossad and the CIA got the whacky idea to arm Islamic fundies to fight those commie bastards before they taught girls how to read or something.