327: By Proxy

327: By Proxy

Mar 9, 2007
Stories of proxy fights, proxy arguments, and proxy situations of all kinds.
  • Basim, an Iraqi national, worked as an interpreter for the U.S. Army. He talks with host Ira Glass about the time he had to purposely mistranslate in order to keep a situation from turning violent, as well as the day interpreters became the prime targets for insurgent assassins—even more prized than American soldiers. (22 minutes) Iraq • War

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