Caption: An Iraqi interpreter helps a US soldier to inspect a man's identity papers., Credit: AP Photo/Jacob Silberberg
Image by: AP Photo/Jacob Silberberg 
An Iraqi interpreter helps a US soldier to inspect a man's identity papers. 

Word for Word

From: War News Radio
Length: 29:00

News and features on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

Wnr091127-interp_small This week on War News Radio, Word for Word. we speak to Iraqi interpreters about their work translating for the US military.

Then we find out what life is like for the many Afghans disabled by war and illness.

And, a refresher on the historic links between Iraq and Israel.

Finally, we check in with a women's rights activist who is working to change opinions -- and laws -- in Iraq.

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Piece Description

This week on War News Radio, Word for Word. we speak to Iraqi interpreters about their work translating for the US military.

Then we find out what life is like for the many Afghans disabled by war and illness.

And, a refresher on the historic links between Iraq and Israel.

Finally, we check in with a women's rights activist who is working to change opinions -- and laws -- in Iraq.

Additional Credits

Swarthmore College

Related Website

www.warnewsradio.org