'Green Zone' in Iraq Changes in Name Only Baghdad's "green zone" is the large swath of territory in central Baghdad that was the headquarters of the U.S.-led occupation authority. It has been re-dubbed the "international zone" now that the occupation authority has left. But it remains the heavily guarded site of the American military command and the new U.S. embassy. NPR's Emily Harris reports.
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'Green Zone' in Iraq Changes in Name Only

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'Green Zone' in Iraq Changes in Name Only

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'Green Zone' in Iraq Changes in Name Only

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Baghdad's "green zone" is the large swath of territory in central Baghdad that was the headquarters of the U.S.-led occupation authority. It has been re-dubbed the "international zone" now that the occupation authority has left. But it remains the heavily guarded site of the American military command and the new U.S. embassy. NPR's Emily Harris reports.