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Soldier Morale in Iraq

NPR's Ivan Watson travels to the Iraqi town of Baquba to report on the morale of one group of U.S. soldiers, four months into the occupation of Iraq. Ever on the lookout for ambushes, the soldiers relax with DVDs and video games.

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Ivan Watson
Ivan Watson is currently based in Istanbul, Turkey. Following the 9-11 terrorist attacks, he has served as one of NPR's foreign "firemen," shuttling to and from hotspots around the Middle East and Central Asia.