Love and War A senior Iraqi official who was assigned to work with Hans Blix and other U.N. weapons inspectors turned himself in to U.S. troops early in the war. He is still in detention and has since been labeled a prisoner of war. His German-born wife, Hilma al-Saadi, talks about his work under the old regime and her efforts to determine why he's still in custody. NPR's Anne Garrels reports.
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A senior Iraqi official who was assigned to work with Hans Blix and other U.N. weapons inspectors turned himself in to U.S. troops early in the war. He is still in detention and has since been labeled a prisoner of war. His German-born wife, Hilma al-Saadi, talks about his work under the old regime and her efforts to determine why he's still in custody. NPR's Anne Garrels reports.