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Illustration: Ahmed worked with Dick Gordon over 10 days of reporting, and continued to do so for several years.
Ahmed worked with Dick Gordon over 10 days of reporting in Baghdad. They continued to collaborate for several years.
Ahmed Fadaam

Calling Home To Baghdad (4.9.2013)

Ten years after the U.S. invasion of Iraq, host Dick Gordon and interpreter Ahmed Fadaam recall covering the capital city. Also in this show: Khalid Ansari, who still thinks of the deaths he witnessed during the war; and Mohammed Hafudh, a civil servant in the oil industry who plans to run for office to try and reform the government.

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