Traitor Town – CNN

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Camera operator Nick Smith filming in an Iraqi village near Tikrit, for CNN, 2011
Filming in a small village outside of Tikrit, Iraq, 2011

“Traitor Town”

Network: CNN International

In December of 2011, I travelled with CNN senior international correspondent Arwa Damon, to a village near Tikrit, Iraq, which was located on the border of the US Air Force base “Speicher”. Many of the villagers worked with US forces during their occupation, and as a result surrounding villages and towns regard them as traitors.