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Former Iraqi Finance Minister in U.S. Custody

The U.S. military announces that Iraqi police have arrested Hikmat al-Azzawi, the former Iraqi finance minister and deputy prime minister, and turned him over to U.S. Marines. And a cache of hidden cash is discovered in the walls of one of Saddam Hussein's palaces. Hear NPR's Lynn Neary and NPR's Jackie Northam.

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Jackie Northam is NPR's International Affairs Correspondent. She is a veteran journalist who has spent three decades reporting on conflict, geopolitics, and life across the globe - from the mountains of Afghanistan and the desert sands of Saudi Arabia, to the gritty prison camp at Guantanamo Bay and the pristine beauty of the Arctic.
Lynn Neary is an NPR arts correspondent covering books and publishing.