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In Saddam's Shadow

VICE founder Suroosh Alvi returns to Baghdad ten years after the US invasion. In the fourth and final part of the documentary, we learn about the ADE 651, a small device the Iraqi military uses at checkpoints to detect bombs in cars. Problem is, these...

by Suroosh Alvi
Mar 21 2013, 2:06pm

VICE founder Suroosh Alvi returns to Baghdad ten years after the US invasion. In the fourth and final part of this documentary, we learn about the ADE 651, a small device the Iraqi military uses at checkpoints to detect bombs in cars. Problem is, these little wands were proven to be ineffective three years ago. So why are these cheap pieces of plastic still being used?

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