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18 December 2006

BBC Worldwide Monitoring / Agence France Presse, Transcript

BAGHDAD — Sporting a beige jacket, starched pink shirt and polished shoes, Haider looks like any other young businessman about town, not a sly gunrunner who wheels and deals in Iraq's burgeoning arms trade. Yet with the country sucked into sectarian warfare and the classic laws of the marketplace clicking into gear, traders like Haider — not his real name — are making a highly-illegal killing. He admits prices have "quadrupled since spring" after the fuse on... (

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