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This American Life: My Brilliant Plan

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Adam Davidson went to Iraq to report on the war. He decided that rather than living in some journalist compound in the Green Zone or in a big hotel—places insurgents were more likely to attack—he’d fly under the radar, and keep safe…by renting a house in a residential Baghdad neighborhood. This plan turned out to have some serious flaws—flaws the American military forces were probably all too familiar with. This American Life producer Nancy Updike talked to Adam about his occupation strategy. (27 minutes)

Read my Harper’s article this story was based on.

Also: read an article by Jen Banbury, my wife, about the same stuff.

Written by Adam Davidson

January 26th, 2007 at 6:16 am

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