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A Conversation with an Iraqi Police Officer

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A Conversation with an Iraqi Police Officer

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A Conversation with an Iraqi Police Officer

A Conversation with an Iraqi Police Officer

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Earlier this week guerrillas, dressed as policemen, ambushed and killed about 50 newly trained Iraqi soldiers. On Thursday, 11 Iraqi National Guardsmen were killed. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Ismail Husayn Ali Al'ahbabi, who has been a police officer in Baghdad for nearly 20 years.