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Video Bolsters Claim of Post-Invasion Looting of Explosives

NPR's Alex Chadwick talks to NPR's Eric Westervelt about the reported disappearance of several tons of explosives from sealed munitions bunkers at a site north of Baghdad called al-Qaqaa. The incident has become a major issue in the waning days of the presidential campaign. A newly released video from embedded journalists in Iraq shows U.S. troops visiting the site after the fall of Saddam Hussein, and finding at least some of the seals intact.

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Alex Chadwick
For more than 30 years, Alex Chadwick has been bringing the world to NPR listeners as an NPR News producer, program host and currently senior correspondent. He's reported from every continent except Antarctica.
Eric Westervelt is a San Francisco-based correspondent for NPR's National Desk. He has reported on major events for the network from wars and revolutions in the Middle East and North Africa to historic wildfires and terrorist attacks in the U.S.