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Third-World Workers Risk Lives for High Pay in Iraq

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Third-World Workers Risk Lives for High Pay in Iraq

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Third-World Workers Risk Lives for High Pay in Iraq

Third-World Workers Risk Lives for High Pay in Iraq

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Insurgents in Iraq have increasingly targeted foreigners working for the U.S.-backed reconstruction effort in Iraq. Some of these foreigners are poor laborers from developing countries, who take on work in a war zone for the chance to earn high salaries unattainable at home. Hear NPR's Ivan Watson.