'Daily Show' Goes to Iraq

Rob Riggle is seen in this 2004 photo at an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C.

Rob Riggle is seen in this 2004 photo at an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. Riggle recently went to Iraq as a Daily Show correspondent. Stephen Boitano/Getty Images hide caption

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Daily Show correspondent Rob Riggle recently went on a reporting trip to Iraq.

It is the first time the Comedy Central show has actually sent a correspondent to Iraq. Usually when you are watching the Daily Show, and Jon Stewart refers to having a reporter in Iraq, it is just someone standing in front of a cheesy background.

But Riggle really made the journey and will give a series of reports from Iraq on this week's show.

In addition to his Daily Show gig, Riggle is a major in the Marine Corps reserves. He went to the combat zone to perform for the troops on a USO tour. Now, Riggle talks with Madeleine Brand.

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