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Staff Quits U.S.-Funded Paper in Iraq

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Staff Quits U.S.-Funded Paper in Iraq

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Staff Quits U.S.-Funded Paper in Iraq

Staff Quits U.S.-Funded Paper in Iraq

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Citing censorship by American authorities, the editor of Al-Sabah, a U.S.-funded newspaper in Baghdad, and most of the paper's staff resign their posts. Ismail Zeyer and some of his colleagues have launched a new paper, Al-Sabah al-Jadid. Hear NPR's Peter Kenyon.