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Iraqi Translators

Rafraf Barrak: Iraqi Translator Saved By An American Journalist

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

When the U.S. invaded Iraq in 2003, Don Teague was sent to cover the story by NBC News. There, he met Rafraf Barrak, a young Iraqi woman and devout Mu...

US Army Bans Masks For Iraqi Interpreters, Putting Many At Risk

Washington Post | Ernesto LondoñO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BAGHDAD -- The U.S. military has barred Iraqi interpreters working with American troops in Baghdad from wearing ski masks to disguise themselves, prom...

Asylum Program Leaves Iraqi Translators Out In The Cold

Washington Post | Walter Pincus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Thousands of Iraqi translators have assisted U.S. forces since the invasion of Iraq in 2003, risking their lives and leaving their families vulnerable...