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Baghdad Businessman Reflects On Violence In Iraq

Originally published on Sun June 16, 2013 7:38 am

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Ambassador Crocker is watching what's happening in Iraq with a careful eye. So are the many Iraqis who fled the country several years ago, when sectarian tensions there escalated to something close to civil war. Haider al-Jumaili was one of them. He is a mechanical engineer but he lost his job after the U.S. invasion and found work as an interpreter for U.S. organizations. Eventually, the sectarian violence started to overwhelm him.

HAIDER AL-JUMAILI: I left my country because of these two words: The Sunnis and the Shias.

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Bringing Extreme WIFI To Remote Places

Originally published on Sun June 16, 2013 7:38 am

Google scientists have been testing a way to link computers to the internet in rural, war torn or disaster areas where high speed internet does not exist. We hear from Steven Levy, a senior writer with Wired magazine who was embedded with the Google team.

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Economy Was Key In Iranian Election

Originally published on Sun June 23, 2013 9:27 am

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Police Clear Protesters In Istanbul Park

Originally published on Sun June 16, 2013 10:40 pm

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Lebanon Feels The Pain Of Syrian War Spillover

Originally published on Sun June 16, 2013 7:38 am

Weekend Edition Sunday Host Rachel Martin talks to Michael Young, the opinion page editor of the Daily Star newspaper in Beirut, about the spillover of Syria's conflict into Lebanon.

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