An Iraqi-born interpreter for the Navy SEALs talks about finding targets and then becoming one
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Let's be up front here: Your name is not Johnny Walker. Why do you use a fake name?
Most of my missions with the SEALs were secret. So as part of safety, I use a different name so no one can target me.
You were an interpreter with the SEALs during the Iraq War. How did you get that job?
At the beginning [of the war] I tried to find any job with the Americans but couldn't. Then one day there is some kind of issue between some women and the U.S. military police, and I fixed it. I get job with the military police. At that time, there are no extremists, only thugs, people stealing stuff. Everyone hear about my name on the base, and the SEALs want me. The mission changed to targeting the extremists.