Saddam Tapes Thrust Voice Analysis into Spotlight

Teams of analysts go to work each time new audio tape appears that purports to carry a message from al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden or former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein. Voice recognition expert Tom Owen tells NPR's Jennifer Ludden how the tapes are authenticated.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.

Support comes from: