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U.S. Military in Search of Arabic Translators

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U.S. Military in Search of Arabic Translators

U.S. Military in Search of Arabic Translators

U.S. Military in Search of Arabic Translators

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Three people working at the U.S. military prison camp in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have been arrested under suspicion of spying. Two of them were translators, and it's possible that hundreds of interviews with prisoners could have been sabotaged in translation. NPR's Jennifer Ludden reports on the U.S. military's dire need for more translators who speak Arabic and other Middle Eastern languages.

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