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Police force often the only hope for jobless Iraqis

Tawfiq Jamil hasn’t worked since Saddam Hussein’s government fell more than two years ago. A former taxi driver, the 28-year-old was forced to sell his car after the war to try to provide for his wife and seven children and hasn’t been able to find a new job since. Then recently, Jamil and some of the others came to the same conclusion. Things were so desperate they decided it was time to apply for probably the most dangerous job in the world. It was time to join the Iraqi police force. Full Story

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