Pride in your work? Iraqi Translators
December 6, 2008 3:28 AM Subscribe
posted by marmaduke_yaverland (22 comments total)
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For the past two months, Iraqi interpreters working with US forces have been forbidden from wearing masks. This decision was recently overturned
. Ostensibly, this was because the security situation had become better
believe instead that this rule was instated to prevent asylum claims. Some think that it reflects traditional army FUBAR decision making.
Personally, I think they are becoming more cautious because the back up plan
is a piece of junk.
Iraqi translators face in their home country and in their attempts
to settle elsewhere
are well documented.
It's not always such a bad job, though: previously